[erlang-questions] Thoughts on EHE - the PHP killer

Ulf Wiger <>
Sun Feb 19 08:07:42 CET 2012


Tuncer also pointed out that there is Mats Cronqvist's trane:

https://github.com/massemanet/trane

Which also aims to parse "real-world" HTML. Looks interesting.

BR,
Ulf W

On 18 Feb 2012, at 18:21, Ulf Wiger wrote:

> 
> On 18 Feb 2012, at 17:33, Matti Oinas wrote:
> 
>> Xmerl could be used to parse these templates if only XHTML would be supported. We could also easily validate these templates for correct markup using XML validators.
> 
> 
> Like I wrote, there is an unreleased version of xmerl_sax_parser with a 'html' mode, which handles most of the usual HTML badness (i.e. non-well-formed XML).
> 
> I would like to suggest that the OTP team release it. It doesn't have to be perfect. When parsing html, there is no such thing as perfect.
> 
> There is also the yaws_html module, which I admit that I've never used.
> 
> BR,
> Ulf W

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