Help with regular expressions
sybrenUSE at YOURthirdtower.imagination.com
Tue Aug 26 10:47:33 CEST 2003
dmbkiwi enlightened us with:
> A couple of other people have contributed code to this project,
> particularly relating to the parsing of the websites.
> Unfortunately, it is not parsing one particular part of the website
> properly. This is because it is expecting the data to be in a
> certain form, and occasionally it is in a different form.
> Unfortunately this causes the entire script to fail to run.
You seem to expect old HTML. Why not use XHTML only ('tidy' can
convert between them) and use a regular XML parser? Much, much, much
easier! And you won't have to be afraid of messing up your regular
The problem with the world is stupidity. Not saying there should be a
capital punishment for stupidity, but why don't we just take the
safety labels off of everything and let the problem solve itself?
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