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Self appointed traditionalist bishop of the Church of XML

Nov 07 2009No Comments by justin

In a recent blog, ESR coined an interesting phrase, high-church XML. I have identified with this term, and all of its connotations. I have expanded upon the idea and declared myself a traditionalists bishop in the church of XML ESR was trying to point out that regexes are appropriate for extracting information from html, because its tag soup, and DOM parsing doesn't work well. I personally think some clever xPaths could be made to work, but I question the performance. I also think regexes are …

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