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Re: Is it possible to whitelist tags?

From: Dionysis Zindros <dionyziz@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2007 02:38:16 +0200
Message-ID: <8b8555a70711191638t197cb902had583e1e6246aae5@mail.gmail.com>
To: html-tidy@w3.org

Thank you for your help :-)

On Nov 20, 2007 2:31 AM, John Campbell <jdc.rpv@cox.net> wrote:
>
> Dionysis Zindros wrote:
> > I'm developing an application using TidyLib and C++. I want to tidy up
> > certain HTML code, but I want to whitelist certain tags. e.g. I would
> > only like to allow <strong>, <ul>, and <li>, but not <table>, <tr>,
> > <td>, <script>, and so forth.
> >
> > If that isn't possible, would it be possible to do some kind of
> > blacklisting instead?
> >
> > Also, one last question: Is it possible to use a similar mechanism to
> > whitelist/blacklist attributes on particular properties? For example,
> > I might want to allow the attribute "name", but not the attribute
> > "class" for "input" tags. How would one go about doing that?
>
> No, tidy is a "pretty printer" not an html stripper.
>
> What you're looking for is something like the perl "hstrip" script from:
>
> http://search.cpan.org/src/GAAS/HTML-Parser-3.56/eg/hstrip
>
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