Web Crawler - Python or Perl?

subeen tamim.shahriar at gmail.com
Mon Jun 9 20:21:54 CEST 2008

On Jun 10, 12:15 am, Stefan Behnel <stefan... at behnel.de> wrote:
> subeen wrote:
> > can use urllib2 module and/or beautiful soup for developing crawler
> Not if you care about a) speed and/or b) memory efficiency.
> http://blog.ianbicking.org/2008/03/30/python-html-parser-performance/
> Stefan

ya, beautiful soup is slower. so it's better to use urllib2 for
fetching data and regular expressions for parsing data.


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