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RE: OT - Tool to pull data from the web?



 
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: fedora-list-bounces redhat com 
> [mailto:fedora-list-bounces redhat com] On Behalf Of Albert 
> A. Modderkolk
> Sent: Wednesday, September 21, 2005 3:23 PM
> To: For users of Fedora Core releases
> Subject: Re: OT - Tool to pull data from the web?
> 
> On Wed, 2005-09-21 at 14:48 -0600, kevin kempter dataintellect com
> wrote:
> > Hi all;
> > 
> > I would like to pull data from some specific web pages that 
> have for sale ads 
> > and insert the data into a database. Anyone know ofany 
> tools that can help me 
> > with this?
> > 
> 
> If you are familiar with Perl you could use the LWP package 
> to simulate
> that you are a browser.
> 
> Albert

Yeah.  It would depend on the data.  You might be able to use wget,
but even with that, you may want to wrap it in a (perl) script to
filter out the junk you don't want.

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