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

Vlad Dumitrescu <>
Tue Oct 23 15:02:45 CEST 2007


Hi Joel,

On 10/23/07, Joel Reymont <> wrote:
> I'm interested in HTML
> scraping and mashups and erlsom does not seem to be useful for this
> purpose.

Do you try to scrape arbitrary HTML? I don't think a XML parser will
help that much in such a case, because HTML is only a distant cousin
of XML...

regards,
Vlad



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