Changes between Version 1 and Version 2 of JabhtsHtml5LibInstall


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08/27/07 13:53:35 (10 years ago)
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speck
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  • JabhtsHtml5LibInstall

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    2020Step 4: Install it by running "/usr/bin/python2.5 setup.py install"
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     22=== Why not use JTidy? ===
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     24The initial version of Jabhts used [http://jtidy.sourceforge.net/ JTidy], but
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     261) JTidy is buggy, e.g. removes empty <div> elements even when told to keep empty paragraphs.
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     282) JTidy is not maintained. The last release was made in August 2000.
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     30As JTidy doesn't use the [http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#parsing contemporary rules] for parsing html, and hasn't been updated for 7 years, it was dropped even though installing the python version of the html5lib takes much more work.