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Re: lynx-dev LYNX: nice needed feature: one-level-deep include-body-of-l

From: David Combs
Subject: Re: lynx-dev LYNX: nice needed feature: one-level-deep include-body-of-link
Date: Wed, 30 Aug 2000 22:52:41 -0700
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On Wed, Aug 30, 2000 at 11:05:17PM -0500, Mike Castle wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 26, 2000 at 01:58:06PM -0700, David Combs wrote:
> > Now, what I've been recently doing, on weekends, is to download
> > the main page (lynx-produced ascii), stuff it into an emacs buffer,
> > then back on my shell account, hit the links, mouse the resulting
> > lynx text from the screen, "copy" it (that's what my sun keyboard
> > key for this says), flip windows back to my local emacs, and
> > yank (ie, paste) it into the "proper" place in that schedule.
> > 
> > Finally, I write it out from emacs and send it to the laser printer.
> Wget, tidy, grep, sed, awk, bourne shell.
> I did something very similar to this (only using lwp-request from the perl
> package instead of wget just so I could send cookies) for a long time with
> Actually, did used to use lynx -source to grab the word of the day from
> and email to me, similarly processing to get rid of headers
> and stuff.
> But using tidy against the html pulled down helps a LOT really.  Normalizes
> things so you can pick them apart easier with other tools.
> The html perl package may be of more general use, though I never went that
> way myself.
> mrc
> -- 
>        Mike Castle       Life is like a clock:  You can work constantly
>   address@hidden  and be right all the time, or not work at all
> and be right at least twice a day.  -- mrc

Mike -- any chance you could post your perl program, etc,
and also say what job you wanted it to do.

Would help a lot.



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