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   Re: [xml-dev] generating DOM from ill-formed HTML docs

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Ramin Firoozye wrote:

> A couple of years ago, we tried to write a single-pass combo XML/HTML parser
> for a product we were working on. Again, it was a total *nightmare* with
> daily 'exception' reports. The engineer working on it wasn't too thrilled
> about having to rewrite the YACC grammar on a weekly basis--

That was probably the principal cause of your difficulties :-)

YACC is not the right tool for parsing any member of the
SGML family of languages, especially mutant species like

--Joe English



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