[erlang-questions] Rant: I hate parsing XML with Erlang

Kevin A. Smith <>
Tue Oct 23 14:56:08 CEST 2007


If you can get by with a SAX-based approach erlsom can work without  
schema.

Atomizer (http://code.google.com/p/atomizer/) uses this approach to  
parse Atom feeds.

--Kevin
On Oct 23, 2007, at 8:42 AM, Joel Reymont wrote:

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> On Oct 23, 2007, at 1:07 PM, Ladislav Lenart wrote:
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>> And from the record names it seems you are using xmerl.
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> It's just an easy target to pick on.
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>> However I have more
>> than positive experience with erlsom library so might take a look
>> at it.
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> I did this morning and discarded it immediately as it wants me to
> supply schema for everything I want to parse. I'm interested in HTML
> scraping and mashups and erlsom does not seem to be useful for this
> purpose.
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> 	Thanks, Joel
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