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Re^3: Any spider framework?
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In the case of <a name="foo"> it simply won't match, as the regexp includes href.
And what makes you think the regex would limit itself to a single tag? In your example, the "<a
To be reliable, a parser (actually just a lexer; it could be regex based) should extract whole tags, and you should then test each on its own. That would be much more reliable.