[Haskell-cafe] RegEx versus (Parsec, TagSoup, others...)
Brandon S Allbery KF8NH
allbery at ece.cmu.edu
Fri Nov 19 17:17:23 EST 2010
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On 11/13/10 09:19 , Brent Yorgey wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 12, 2010 at 03:56:26PM -0800, Michael Litchard wrote:
>> a Perl perspective. I let him into what I was doing, and he opined I
>> should be using pcre. So now I'm second guessing my choices. Why do
>> people choose not to use regex for uri parsing?
> Never believe anything anyone coming from a Perl perspective says
> about regular expressions.
If a Perl "expert" tells you that regexps are the way to parse HTML/XML, you
can safely conclude they've never actually tried to do it.
brandon s. allbery [linux,solaris,freebsd,perl] allbery at kf8nh.com
system administrator [openafs,heimdal,too many hats] allbery at ece.cmu.edu
electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university KF8NH
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