Originally Posted by Andrew Benton
If you put the text in a file called test.txt
sed -i 's,<[a-z]*>,<||>,g' test.txt
Thanks, seems to be working fine, however this is only working of I have data between < > which contains no special chars. If I have date end tags like </blabla> in the data it will mess up the entire data. I have tried some other options and tried to find a solution but the only thing I succeeded in was loosing a lot of sleep and I ended up with no solution.
Any good hints on how to handle this even in case in starts with </ or contains a "