I need to examine an HTML page with a listing of multiple items (people, media files etc.) - having some elements of data per item: Links, numbers, strings etc. - and placing the results in a plain, no-frills table in a simple format. The "tricky" part is that we don't know in advance what the exact structure or layout of the HTML is, and some heuristic needs to be used. The heuristics can be GUI-based or not.

Required features:

  • Gratis
  • Not incredibly terribly horribly slow
  • Works on Linux
  • Works on x86_64 machines

Desired features:

  • Can produce the output in a .csv, .ods or .xlsx
  • Can accept a sequence of files rather than just a single one
  • Fast
  • Free software
  • Actively maintained
  • Employs some ML and takes your feedback about how well it did

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