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Subbu Sastry

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Yiannis Giannelos
Staff Software Engineer, Content Transform Team
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Mateus Batista Santos
Senior Software Engineer (Contractor), Content Transform Team
C. Scott Ananian
Staff Software Engineer, Content Transform Team

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Evolving the MediaWiki platform: Why we replaced Tidy with a HTML5 parser

Three years ago, the Wikimedia Foundation's Parsing Team decided to replace Tidy, a tool to fix HTML errors, with a HTML5-based tool. Here's what we did in that time period, and what kind of complexities we faced in changing pieces of the technical infrastructure powering Wikimedia wikis.

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