[squeak-dev] XMLTokenizer problem with ampersand
leves at elte.hu
Tue Jun 2 02:10:17 UTC 2015
XMLTokenizer is not suitable to parse HTML documents. XML and HTML may
look similar, but are very different.
We used to use Soup to parse HTML pages.
 http://squeaksource.com/Soup.html (watch out for versions which may
not be Squeak-compatible)
On Tue, 2 Jun 2015, karl ramberg wrote:
> Hi,thanks for the info.
> I guess I need a HTMLTokenizer for what I'm doing. I had issues with   as well, with the current XMLTokenizer
> On Mon, Jun 1, 2015 at 11:01 PM, Jakob Reschke <jakob.reschke at student.hpi.de> wrote:
> I guess this will not help you, but a standalone ampersand is not
> valid XML (it is the leader for entities, if you want to have a
> literal ampersand in the text, the markup must be &), hence I
> would not expect any XML tokenizer or parser implementation to accept
> HTML is more relaxed about this, so a standalone amapersand is valid,
> but you would need some kind of HTMLTokenizer and I do not know
> whether there is such thing for Squeak. Anyone else knows one?
> Best regards
> 2015-06-01 20:05 GMT+02:00 karl ramberg <karlramberg at gmail.com>:
> > Hi,
> > I'm parsing some html docs but the XMLTokenizer chockes on a '&' followed by
> > a space in a string.
> > I guess '&' is used for other stuff than a 'and' in html and it causes error
> > when used in plain text.
> > Does anybody have fix for this?
> > Karl
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