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

Kevin A. Smith <>
Tue Oct 23 16:51:02 CEST 2007


Possibly. My understanding was that it still required well-formed  
documents to function. A lot of feeds feature varying amounts of  
"well-formedness", sadly.

--Kevin
On Oct 23, 2007, at 10:01 AM, Joel Reymont wrote:

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> On Oct 23, 2007, at 2:46 PM, Kevin A. Smith wrote:
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>> FWIW, I tried writing a very permissive feedparser but lost  
>> interest partially due to the ugliness of Erlang's XML parsing APIs.
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> Running yaws_html:parse/1 on a sample RSS feed works just fine. I  
> suspect you can't get anymore permissive than that.
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