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Re: Regex: Strip <script> tags?

by rodion (Chaplain)
on Mar 21, 2007 at 16:06 UTC ( #605873=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Regex: Strip <script> tags?

skx has beter advice, but as for the question as you posed it:
should work. It accepts any characters that are not ">", up to the ">" that terminates the tag. It may not be the best solution to this particular problem, but it's a very handy regex idiom to have ready access to.

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Re^2: Regex: Strip <script> tags?
by ikegami (Pope) on Sep 02, 2007 at 20:01 UTC

    It lets the following through:


    It's also a poor regexp in a more general sense since it it doesn't check if the > actually closes the tag of it's inside the quotes of an attribute value.

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