_why <why / ruby-lang.org> wrote:

> I'm sure you're wondering what's the reason for Hpricot updates, in
> the face of heated competition from the Nokogiri and LibXML
> libraries. Remember that Hpricot has no dependencies and is smaller
> than either of those libs. Hpricot uses its own Ragel-based
> parser, so you have the freedom to hack the parser itself, the code
> is dwarven by comparison.

Also, isn't Hpricot more accepting of skanky HTML? m.

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