Help needed in Handling HTML file

Stephen R Laniel steve at
Tue Jun 26 16:45:47 CEST 2007

On Tue, Jun 26, 2007 at 09:42:37AM -0500, senthil arasu wrote:
> Right now Iam handling HTML files using Python.
> Is there any modules to support HTML parsing and rendering ?
> or suggest me any other way to support HTML.

Parsing: BeautifulSoup

Rendering: not sure. If worse came to worst, you could
always call out to 'w3m -dump' using system(). How
sophisticated do you want your rendering to be? Other people
on this last may well know of ways to fully render a page,
including graphics and JavaScript and whatever else, using a
scriptable Python object; I do not.

Stephen R. Laniel
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