Weather Forecast

Jens Porup jens at
Sun Sep 15 21:00:13 CDT 2002

Thanks for that, Rick.

Someone here at work just poked me and showed me a much better
way of doing this (with a three line shell script, no less. (ouch)).

Anyway, the main point was to teach myself how to use LWP
and HTML::TokeParser. which I did. So anyway...

Cheers. Jens

On Mon, Sep 16, 2002 at 11:50:41AM +1000, Rick Measham wrote:
> G'day Jens,
> The BOM's page titles are static despite the look of the URL. The 
> precis forecast will always be at 
> thus you could 
> get rid of your first call to the index page.
> Their perl script merely reads a text file from their file server and 
> wraps some HTML around it. 'IDV10420.txt' is the file that contains 
> Melbourne's precis forecast.
> Cheers!
> Rick Measham

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