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Removing all except couple of html tags from html file

I tried to find elegant (or at least simple) way to remove all but couple of html tags from html file, but all examples I found dealt with removing all the tags.

The logic of the script would be:
- if there is <li> or <ul> on the line, do nothing (=write same line to output)
- if there is:
font class="titleA"
substitute it with:
<h2>
- otherwise if there is html tag, remove it (=write the lines to output without tags, just content)

Could please someone tell me how to approach this problem? I know some perl but my skills are rusty (years from last time I used perl).

Last edited by juubuntu; 06-21-2012 at 09:12 AM.. Reason: typo

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Image::ExifTool::Canon(3pm)				User Contributed Perl Documentation			       Image::ExifTool::Canon(3pm)

NAME
Image::ExifTool::Canon - Canon EXIF maker notes tags SYNOPSIS
This module is loaded automatically by Image::ExifTool when required. DESCRIPTION
This module contains definitions required by Image::ExifTool to interpret Canon maker notes in EXIF information. AUTHOR
Copyright 2003-2011, Phil Harvey (phil at owl.phy.queensu.ca) This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself. REFERENCES
http://park2.wakwak.com/~tsuruzoh/Computer/Digicams/exif-e.html <http://park2.wakwak.com/~tsuruzoh/Computer/Digicams/exif-e.html> <http://www.wonderland.org/crw/> <http://www.cybercom.net/~dcoffin/dcraw/> <http://homepage3.nifty.com/kamisaka/makernote/makernote_canon.htm> (...plus lots of testing with my 300D and my daughter's A570IS!) ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
Thanks Michael Rommel and Daniel Pittman for information they provided about the Digital Ixus and PowerShot S70 cameras, Juha Eskelinen and Emil Sit for figuring out the 20D and 30D FileNumber, Denny Priebe for figuring out a couple of 1D tags, and Michael Tiemann, Rainer Honle, Dave Nicholson, Chris Huebsch, Ger Vermeulen, Darryl Zurn, D.J. Cristi, Bogdan and Vesa Kivisto for decoding a number of new tags. Also thanks to everyone who made contributions to the LensType lookup list or the meanings of other tag values. SEE ALSO
"Canon Tags" in Image::ExifTool::TagNames, Image::ExifTool(3pm) perl v5.12.4 2011-06-14 Image::ExifTool::Canon(3pm)

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