#30686: Improve utils.text.Truncator &co to use a full HTML parser.
     Reporter:  Thomas Hooper  |                    Owner:  nobody
         Type:  Bug            |                   Status:  new
    Component:  Utilities      |                  Version:  master
     Severity:  Normal         |               Resolution:
     Keywords:                 |             Triage Stage:  Accepted
    Has patch:  0              |      Needs documentation:  0
  Needs tests:  0              |  Patch needs improvement:  0
Easy pickings:  0              |                    UI/UX:  0

Comment (by Carlton Gibson):

 Yep Claude, absolutely.

 I think there's two difficulties we could face:

 * trying to successfully sanitize HTML with regexes.
 * (Help) Make sure html5lib-python is maintained.

 The first of these is intractable. The second not. 🙂

 I've put out some feelers to try and find out more.

 * This is pressing for Python and pip **now**, not for us for a while yet.
 * If we look at https://github.com/html5lib/html5lib-python/issues/361 it
 seems there's some money on the table from tidelift potentially.
 * We COULD allocate some time in a pinch I think.
 * AND it's **just** a wrapper around the underlying C library, so whilst
 20 months seems a long time, I'm not sure the release cadence is really an

 BUT, yes, absolutely. Let's hammer this out properly before we commit. 👍
 I will open a mailing list thread when I know more.

Ticket URL: <https://code.djangoproject.com/ticket/30686#comment:10>
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