Re: Bug#203498: ITP: decss -- utility for stripping CSS tags from an HTML page.
* Sam Hocevar
| On Wed, Jul 30, 2003, Emile van Bergen wrote:
| > > And what is the point of confusing our users and cluttering the package/
| > > executable namespace with a useless program that could be replaced with
| > > a sed one-liner?
| > If it's so easy to type in, I'd have expected it in your response.
| Well, I expected someone to ask me this. But I fail to see how showing
| off my l33t s3d sk1llz would strenghten my point. The only effect it will
| have is people nitpicking at possible caveats for strange HTML syntax
| examples, and forgetting the real point which is: that decss program is
| utterly useless. I expect anyone with minor common sense and minor sed/
| awk/perl/whatever practice to understand the triviality of that program.
It's not possible to parse all valid SGML using regexes, iirc.
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