Fwd: Re: [Web-SIG] Client-side support: what are we aiming for?
John J Lee
jjl at pobox.com
Fri Oct 24 15:12:26 EDT 2003
On Fri, 24 Oct 2003, David Fraser wrote:
> Thijs van der Vossen wrote:
> Actually HTML parsing would be fantastic for testing web applications,
> so maybe that could be related to the Web API.
There's already HTML parsing in the std lib, of course. Do you mean a
DOM-like API of some kind? What in particular? I'm not certain there
would be agreement about what is needed.
> The parsing doesn't have to be very intelligent or do validation, HTML
> syntax is fairly simple.
Hmm, well, it's simple when it's valid, and especially when it doesn't
miss out optional tags, etc. Could you specify more closely what you have
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