Richard Quadling writes:
> On 8 July 2010 08:07, Gary wrote:
>> Why am I still getting an exception when I do this:
>> libxml_use_internal_errors(true);
>> $this->xml = new SimpleXMLElement($this->htmlString);
>> or this
>> $this->xml = new SimpleXMLElement($this->htmlString,
>> ?
>> The exception says "Exception: String could not be parsed as XML".
> The XML needs to be "well formed" [1].

I thought so, thanks. What does libxml_use_internal_errors do then, if
it doesn't allow me to handle those problems in my own code?

> So, if it is junk, you can't
> read it using SimpleXML as the XML is not well formed.

I'm trying to just use xml_parse and so on now.

This problem really should be *so* easy. In fact I've already solved it once X(

> Try putting it through Tidy first - that is, tidy the file first.

Ha ha!


It's almost certainly not available. I don't want to talk about it

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