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Re: lynx-dev LYNX: nice needed feature: one-level-deep include-body-of-l
Re: lynx-dev LYNX: nice needed feature: one-level-deep include-body-of-link
Wed, 30 Aug 2000 23:05:17 -0500
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
dictionary.com and email to me, similarly processing to get rid of headers
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
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