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

Joel Reymont <>
Tue Oct 23 15:08:13 CEST 2007



On Oct 23, 2007, at 2:02 PM, Vlad Dumitrescu wrote:
> 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...

Completely arbitrary HTML. Any web page out there. The syntax and  
approach won't be much for HTML, assuming you had a robust parser. My  
rant is about the syntax.

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