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REXML is an XML toolkit for Ruby, in Ruby.

REXML is a pure Ruby, XML 1.0 conforming, non-validating toolkit with an intuitive API. REXML passes 100% of the non-validating Oasis tests, and provides tree, stream, SAX2, pull, and lightweight APIs. REXML also includes a full XPath 1.0 implementation. Since Ruby 1.8, REXML is included in the standard Ruby distribution.

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This API documentation can be downloaded from the REXML home page, or can be accessed online

A tutorial is available in the REXML distribution in docs/tutorial.html, or can be accessed online

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