rdbl.erl - Erlang readability library
This is Erlang library to extract reasonable content and remove junk from html pages. Inspired by readability.js from arc90.
Source is primary hosted at github.com/ivkosh. My Readabilizer service is using this library to extract content from web pages.
Licensing and author
This library is distributed under the GNU General Public License version 3 and is also available under alternative licenses negotiated directly with rdbl author Ivan Koshkin firstname.lastname@example.org.
The GPL (version 3) is included in this source tree in the file COPYING.
cd src/ && make
1> rdbl:simplify_url("http://www.somesite.at/internet/") -> simplified page text as string()
2> rdbl:simplify_url("http://www.somesite.at/internet/", "out.html") -> ok
3> rdbl:simplify_file("input.html", "out.html") -> ok
4> rdbl:simplify_page(HtmlPageText) -> PageTextSimplified
See other examples in rdbl.erl.
Library uses mochiweb html library to parse HTML-content (included). Only following files from mochiweb are needed: mochinum.erl, mochiutf8.erl, mochiweb_charref.erl, mochiweb_html.erl.