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Re: Scraping HTML: orthodoxy and reality

by John M. Dlugosz (Monsignor)
on Jul 10, 2003 at 18:21 UTC ( #273086=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Scraping HTML: orthodoxy and reality

OK, you convinced me to use regex instead of a parser for my program. This avoids the problem of re-formatting the parse tree to resemble the original input (I can modify the found lines in-place easily), and I can live with "parser" limitations and simply not write goofy stuff in my HTML.

—John

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