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Re^2: Parsing HTML files to recover data...

by kaif (Friar)
on Nov 22, 2006 at 12:07 UTC ( #585486=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Parsing HTML files to recover data...
in thread Parsing HTML files to recover data...

Is it just me, or should this response have been one of the first, rather than the sixth? I mean, go HTML::TableContentParser, HTML::TokeParser, HTML::TreeBuilder, Template::Extract, and all the other modules --- but seriously, as a first go ... ?

# Assuming the page contents are in $_ ($jobname) = m|<span class="jobname">\s*(.*?)\s*</span>|s; ($jobserial) = m|<span class="jobserial">\s*\((.*?)\)\s*</span>|s; ($offices) = m|<span name="offices">\s*(.*?)\s*</span>|s; ($description) = m|<blockquote>\s*(.*?)\s*</blockquote>|s;

Please excuse my surprise.

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