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   Re: parsing XML using regular expressions

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  • From: Robin Berjon <robin@knowscape.com>
  • To: "Simon St.Laurent" <simonstl@simonstl.com>
  • Date: Wed, 09 Aug 2000 19:26:23 +0200

At 12:39 09/08/2000 -0400, Simon St.Laurent wrote:
>I've got a reader question that sort of ties into a (non-regex-based) Java
>project I'm working on, about the viability of regex and other text-based
>processing for XML work.
>Has anyone written a generic XML parser, even a somewhat broken one, that's
>built on regular expressions?  I remember hearing of something a long while
>ago, but I can't find it.

Iirc someone wrote a Perl module for that called something like Rex, RexML
or variations thereon, but I can't find the reference right now. It was
definitely open source.

-- robin b.
There's to much blood in my caffeine system. 


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