[Haskell-cafe] RegEx versus (Parsec, TagSoup, others...)

Stephen Tetley stephen.tetley at gmail.com
Sat Nov 20 03:24:38 EST 2010

On 19 November 2010 22:17, Brandon S Allbery KF8NH <allbery at ece.cmu.edu> wrote:

> 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.

For the original message it sounded like the Perl expert recommended
regexps to scrape facts from Html. That's a quite different scenario
from parsing and not unreasonable for regexps.

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