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Re: Stripping HTML tags with Regular Expressions.

by jeroenes (Priest)
on Oct 04, 2001 at 19:18 UTC ( #116726=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Stripping HTML tags with Regular Expressions.

A few comments:

  1. Regexes and HTML don't like each other
  2. CPAN is our valued friend. Make it your friend too, will save you lots of time.
  3. eg, see HTML::Parser
  4. see also 7 Stages of Regex Users
  5. Please don't use this: s/<[^>]*>//g as it is a very bad idea. See previous point.

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