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Re: Bug#203498: ITP: decss -- utility for stripping CSS tags from an HTML page.

* Sam Hocevar 

| On Wed, Jul 30, 2003, Tollef Fog Heen 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?
| > 
| > oh?  what sed one-liner would that be?
|    That trivial one, for instance:
| > sed -e 's%\(<link[^>]*rel="stylesheet"[^>]*>\|<style>.*</style>\|\(style\|class\|id\)="[^"]*"\)%%g'

it doesn't handle <style/text-align: left / kind of elements either.

|    It can be made better, of course. But honestly, the original DeCSS
| Perl version is an utter piece of crap, too. I now additionally object
| to the ITP on the grounds of poor software quality.

If it's going to work, it should work the right way.

Tollef Fog Heen                                                        ,''`.
UNIX is user friendly, it's just picky about who its friends are      : :' :
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