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Re: W3 Tidy Service To Process Online Shopping Price Comparison Site

From: Vaclav Barta <vbar@comp.cz>
Date: Thu, 30 Dec 2010 08:56:22 +0100
To: Junaid Nazir <junaid.nazir@superstoresearch.com>
Cc: html-tidy@w3.org
Message-Id: <201012300856.22748.vbar@comp.cz>
On Wednesday 29 December 2010 21:49:31 Junaid Nazir wrote:
> Hello, would it be considered a legitimate usage of the online Tidy service
> that is provided through w3.org to clean up dynamic pages that are
> constantly refreshed?  For example, the following link leads to a webpage
> that is updated every hour or so - if someone wanted to create an RSS feed
> by scraping that page, they might run it through a service like Tidy at the
> W3 site first for well formed html before formatting it into RSS.
> http://www.w3.org/services/tidy?docAddr=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.superstoresearch.c
> om%2Fnew
> Or alternatively are there standalone scripts or components that can be
> utilized that provide the same Tidy service but which can be run locally on
> the server?  Which would therefore not place any additional burdens on the
> W3 servers.
tidy is a standalone program, which anybody can run on their own machine as 
often as they want.

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