SPUG: parsing a web page

Luis Medrano lmzaldivar at mac.com
Thu Sep 16 14:29:33 CDT 2004

What I'm triying to do is not to get a blob as you called (everything in one string). what I want to get is the content into in array and my question is how can I do that?. 
If you can help me or point me on how to do this it will be just great.


On Thursday, September 16, 2004, at 12:21PM, Peter Darley <pdarley at kinesis-cem.com> wrote:

>	It's not clear what you are wanting to do here.  The get returns the
>contents of the page as a single string, not an array, so you just get one
>blob that contains the entire page.  Usually to get the content out that you
>want you looks for stuff using regular expressions.  Perhaps a bit more info
>on what you're looking for would help?
>Peter Darley
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>I'm trying to parse a web page but I don't understand the following:
>1.-I get the content of the page using this script:
>use LWP::Simple;
>print "$content[0] \n";
>2.-but all the content is $content[0] like if was just one line of content.
>Any of you know what is going on?
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