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...you might consider the standalone version of Tidy for html...
I agree. It's very nifty indeed, easy to use and highly configurable.

Something as simple as:

my $in = 'bad.html'; my $out = 'tidied.html'; my $err = 'tidy.err'; my $cnf = 'tidy.cnf'; system( 'tidy.exe', '-asxml', -config => $cnf, -file => $err, -output => $out, $in, );
can be easily adapted to process a list or even a local copy of a web site. The config file can be tweaked to be severe or lenient to taste.

You can easily interrogate all the error files to get a good picture of how bad the html is (and there is a lot of it about!).

Again, I agree. Why bother to go to a lot of trouble when there is a very clever bit of kit available.


In reply to Re^2: clean html tags by wfsp
in thread clean html tags by InfiniteLoop

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