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Re^2: Why a regex *really* isn't good enough for HTML, even for "simple" tasks

by haukex (Bishop)
on May 08, 2020 at 07:47 UTC ( #11116574=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Why a regex *really* isn't good enough for HTML, even for "simple" tasks
in thread Why a regex *really* isn't good enough for HTML and XML, even for "simple" tasks

Thank you, I've added this one to the Gist too! (and in the meantime I added a XML::LibXML solution for the XHTML as well)

Since HTML::TokeParser and HTML::Parser even live in the same distribution, I'll look at a pull request to change the parser type to the one that works.

It looks to me like HTML::TokeParser isa HTML::Parser, so I think it's probably possible to set the options required to parse the XHTML (marked_sections and xml_mode) - but it looks like WWW::Mechanize doesn't provide any way to set custom options on the parser.

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