Re: Web Document Retrieval
Mon, 16 May 94 14:40:41 +0200 wrote

>I am looking for a program to retrieve Web documnents without having to
>use a browser like Mosaic. Ideally, I would like to type in the
>URL(s), and the program would go out and get the html document(s) for
>me. Can anyone recommend a currently available tool for this?

Get Perl, and install the excellent Perl Scripts for handling URLs and
HTTP stuff. Here's the header of htget:

# hget --- get an html page from an http server
# Oscar Nierstrasz 26/8/93
# This script and friends can be found at:
# or ftp:

This is probably exactly what you need.


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