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Answer: How can I find the contents of an HTML tag?

by davorg (Chancellor)
on Jun 21, 2000 at 12:39 UTC ( #19185=categorized answer: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Q&A > data formatting > How can I find the contents of an HTML tag? - Answer contributed by davorg

Parsing HTML using regular expressions can be a complete minefield if you don't know exactly what your data will look like.

In situations like this, you're far better off using a real parser, such as HTML::Parser or one of its sub-classes.

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