selectolax

Python binding to Modest and Lexbor engines (fast HTML5 parser with CSS selectors). (by rushter)

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  • The State of Web Scraping in 2021
    news.ycombinator.com | 2021-10-11
    Lazyweb link: https://github.com/rushter/selectolax

    although I don't follow the need to have what appears to be two completely separate HTML parsing C libraries as dependencies; seeing this in the readme for Modest gives me the shivers because lxml has _seen some shit_

    > Modest is a fast HTML renderer implemented as a pure C99 library with no outside dependencies.

    although its other dep seems much more cognizant about the HTML5 standard, for whatever that's worth: https://github.com/lexbor/lexbor#lexbor

    ---

    > It looks like the author of the article just googled some libraries for each language and didn't research the topic

    Heh, oh, new to the Internet, are you? :-D

  • Show HN: Fast HTML5 parser for Python with multiple backends
    news.ycombinator.com | 2021-08-22

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rushter/selectolax is an open source project licensed under MIT License which is an OSI approved license.

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