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

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Q&A > regular expressions > how-to strip empty HTML tags like <b> </b> 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 or get a Win32 GUI version here

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