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   Re: [xml-dev] rss regularis(z)ation

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Elliotte Rusty Harold scripsit:

> > Feed the element content into
> >a tag-soup parser, infer start- and end- tags to turn it into
> >a tree, and strip out all the elements you don't want showing up
> >in the aggregator output.  Took me about two hours to code this up
> >(to be fair, I did use an off-the shelf lexer for the first step).
> If you need to write your own tag soup parser, it ain't XML. That's 
> too much work for a job that shouldn't be necessary in the first 
> place.

Fortunately, Java programmers don't need to write their own tag soup parsers;
I did that.


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