issues with htmlparser.getpos

Steve Holden steve at holdenweb.com
Wed Jul 4 14:34:32 CEST 2007


dysmas wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> 
> Im having an issue with HTMLParser, the getpos() funtion sometimes
> returns things like :
> 
> (1, 1247)
> (1, 2114)
> (1, 2168)
> (1, 2228)
> (1, 2295)
> (1, 2382)
> (1, 2441)
> (1, 2963)
> (1, 3040)
> 
> i guess this is because the HTMLParser has not correctly parsed the
> newline characters in the string fed to it... is there a workaround
> for this, without checking the string every time i feed it some data?
> 
Have you verified that these results aren't correct? There is no 
requirements for newlines in HTML, and some computer-generated pages 
don't bother to insert them.

regards
  Steve
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