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Answer: how-to strip empty HTML tags like b /b

by tachyon (Chancellor)
on Sep 06, 2001 at 05:40 UTC ( #110470=categorized answer: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Q&A > regular expressions > how-to strip empty HTML tags like <b> </b> - Answer contributed by tachyon

A more complete option is not Perl. Use HTML Tidy which is by w3c's Dave Raggett. I just tested it and it will strip empty tags a well as a doing many other useful things. Get your free copy here http://www.w3.org/People/Raggett/tidy/ or get a Win32 GUI version here http://perso.wanadoo.fr/ablavier/TidyGUI/

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