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[REBOL] Re: looking for a function...

From: ddalley:idirect at: 13-Nov-2000 1:51

Hi, Brett: On 12-Nov-00, Brett Handley wrote:
> > Anyone who has ever used a good HTML stripper, such as the excellent HTTX > > (Amiga), knows how useful they can be, when called by other programs. > How does such a thing deal with tables and other anti-text HTML format > elements?
For my needs, HTTX strips tables just fine - all I need is the contents; I don't care about its final format. The stripped format depends upon the author's talents (or lack thereof). Sometimes the stripped format clearly resembles the original table; sometimes its a jumbled mess. So long as the format of each page is at least somewhat consistent, I can find what I want. Parsing does all of the hard work. Normally, non-text elements (HTML format controls) are of no value to me and are fully eliminated. -- ---===///||| Donald Dalley |||\\\===--- The World of AmiBroker Support UIN/ICQ#: 65203020