[2.5] Regex doesn't support MULTILINE?

Paul Rubin http
Sun Jul 22 04:22:38 CEST 2007


Carsten Haese <carsten at uniqsys.com> writes:
> Use an actual HTML parser such as BeautifulSoup
> (http://www.crummy.com/software/BeautifulSoup/) and your life will be
> much easier.

BeautifulSoup is a lot simpler to use than RE's but a heck of a lot
slower.  I ended up having to use RE's last time I had to scrape a lot
of pages.  



More information about the Python-list mailing list