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Date 2017-09-30.09:03:24
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Well, there's XPath for a standard:
https://www.w3.org/TR/xpath/

ElementPath deviates from it in its namespace syntax (it allows "{ns}tag" where XPath requires "p:tag" prefixes), but that's about it. All other differences are basically needless limitations of ElementPath.

In fact, I had noticed these two limitations in lxml, so I implemented them for the next release. And since ElementPath in ElementTree is still mostly the same as ElementPath in lxml, here's the same thing for ET.
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