SPUG: downloading from web pages

Christopher Howard choward at indicium.us
Mon Nov 24 17:29:37 PST 2008

Hi.  Boss gave me a very simple task, but it's not something I've had to 
do before.

Basically there is this scripted page on the Internet, where the visitor 
enters some date-time conditions, and the page spits back out a list of 
links to scientific datafiles that have been automatically generated on 
the server.  All the data-time information is passed to the script as 
simple GET data.

So I need to make a simple script that accesses the page (using the 
correct GET data) and downloads all files listed on the page which match a 
certain pattern.  Kindergarten stuff for you guys I'm sure.  Could someone 
point me in the direction of a helpful module for the 

Christopher Howard
choward at indicium.us

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