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Re: Stripping HTML tags efficiently

by Crian (Chaplain)
on Dec 10, 2004 at 11:18 UTC ( #413806=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Stripping HTML tags efficiently

The (or one) problem is, that you have a variable in your regular expression, what is not neccessary in this case. This slows things always down.

Whats about using qr// to compile the expression or just putting the pattern into the RE directly?

while ($target_data=~m/(<[^>]{1,300}>)/gi)

(You don't have to escape < and > btw.)

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Re^2: Stripping HTML tags efficiently
by agynr (Acolyte) on Dec 10, 2004 at 12:08 UTC
    You are also right.. Thanx for that

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