I apologize for my ignorance.
When I try to run the first "self-contained example" as written in the provided link, it produces no output (except for "Press any key to continue...").
When I replace the body of the script (starting with "my $re ="...) with the next code example (that uses "HTML::TokeParser::Simple;"), I get the error message "Can't locate HTML::TokeParser::Simple.pm in @INC"
Could you please give me a code example that truly is self-contained, that reads (and parses) an HTML file and outputs it as a text file?
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