Author jlaurens
Recipients docs@python, eli.bendersky, jlaurens, ned.deily, rhettinger, scoder
Date 2015-04-30.17:56:16
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The totsstring(..., method='text') is not suitable for the inner text because it adds the tail of the top element.

A proper implementation would be

def innertext(elt):
    return (elt.text or '') +''.join(innertext(e)+e.tail for e in elt)

that can be included in the doc instead of the mention of the to string trick
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