tim.hunt at its.monash.edu.au
Sun Sep 15 21:06:50 CDT 2002
And for those who like graphs, look at
Jens Porup wrote:
> 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:
>>The BOM's page titles are static despite the look of the URL. The
>>precis forecast will always be at
>>http://www.bom.gov.au/cgi-bin/wrap_fwo.pl?IDV10420.txt 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.
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