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

Sean Hinde <>
Tue Oct 23 15:30:24 CEST 2007


Take a look at yaws_html.erl. That is quite a nice parser that  
doesn't produce the same bloat as xmerl

Sean

On 23 Oct 2007, at 14:08, Joel Reymont wrote:

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> 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...
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> 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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