[BangPypers] HTML Parsing in python
artagnon at gmail.com
Thu Sep 10 14:49:13 CEST 2009
> +1 Beautiful Soup
The author is no longer interested in maintaining BeautifulSoup (see
BeautifulSoup port to Python 3.x is pretty terrible, as it's based on
the error intolerant HTMLParser. While it's a fantastic library for
beginners (I recall that my first Python program was a BeautifulSoup
screen scraper), I wouldn't recommend that you use it on production.
You might want to check out html5lib which is still at its infancy
stages, or use cElementTree (the ElementTree implementation in C).
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