* Tom Reilly <w3gat / nwlagardener.org> [2005-05-10]:
>#--------------------------------------------------------------------
>#    Strip HTML Tags from Line
>#--------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> def striphtml(line)

I'd rather recommend to use
      line.gsub(/\n/, ' ').gsub(/<[^>]+>/, '')
instead of

>     line.gsub(/\n/, ' ').gsub(/<.*?>/, '')
> end

Julius