[whatwg] Provding Better Tools

J. King jking at dark-phantasy.com
Sun Dec 3 14:04:52 PST 2006

On Sun, 03 Dec 2006 02:45:52 -0500, Charles Iliya Krempeaux  
<supercanadian at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello Lachlan,
> On 12/2/06, Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt at lachy.id.au> wrote:
>> Lachlan Hunt wrote:
>> > Work is being done on such tools now.  A few of us have begun writing  
>> a
>> > parser in Python, which will be either public domain (preferably) or
>> > under a free software licence.
>> We've just set up a project for it in Google Code, and decided to put it
>> under the MIT licence.
>> http://code.google.com/p/html5lib/
>> http://wiki.whatwg.org/wiki/HTML5Lib
> Do you know if anyone is creating anything for PHP?

I am.  It's not anywhere near finished yet, but the parser so far goes  
through the whole document and spits out the appropriate tokens; I just  
haven't done anything with said tokens yet, mainly because I was  
discouraged by PHP's DOM implementation.  My parser is also slow as  
molasses, unfortunately.

J. King

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