Parsing HTML?

7stud bbxx789_05ss at yahoo.com
Fri Apr 4 06:10:00 CEST 2008


On Apr 3, 12:39 am, ben... at gmail.com wrote:
> BeautifulSoup does what I need it to.  Though, I was hoping to find
> something that would let me work with the DOM the way JavaScript can
> work with web browsers' implementations of the DOM.  Specifically, I'd
> like to be able to access the innerHTML element of a DOM element.
> Python's built-in HTMLParser is SAX-based, so I don't want to use
> that, and the minidom doesn't appear to implement this part of the
> DOM.
>

innerHTML has never been part of the DOM.  It is however a defacto
browser standard.  That's probably why you aren't having any luck
using a python module that implements the DOM.



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