I have yielded to temptation exactly once, and changed the source files in only one case. I fixed this:
E-MAIL: <a href="mscribe_angelfire.html">mscribe@an
The rest of the sloppy, old-fashioned, invalid, incorrect, inconsistent, [EXPLETIVE DELETED] html I have been parsing intact. I used both hpricot and a big pile of regexps.
Yes, that was tedious. I should have blogged it on my real-name blog, where my geek pals would have wondered why the heck I'm bothering with that fanfic crap.
It's curious to me that all the order in my mind doesn't translate into order in the world around me. I will have fits during which I alphabetize my CDs, but the war against clutter is one I do not fight. Except now. Time to set aside the weekend hackaging and move on to the other half of the kitchen.
0 words of Giles/Xander written so far, which is frustrating because the idea is hammering at me.