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Re^2: Forcing CPAN.pm to ignore LWP/Net::FTP and use wget/lynx etc

by dmorgo (Pilgrim)
on Sep 28, 2004 at 19:59 UTC ( #394739=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Forcing CPAN.pm to ignore LWP/Net::FTP and use wget/lynx etc
in thread Forcing CPAN.pm to ignore LWP/Net::FTP and use wget/lynx etc

He mentioned this is an authenticating proxy. My understanding of authenticating proxies is that this (simply using passive) won't work, because he still needs some way to tell the firewall his userid and password. (See my post below).
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[james28909]: yep, i am scraping a websites date/time stamp from an article. none of that is relevant though because the strings i get are as expected. the returned data from the website is the list of @weekdays
[james28909]: i need to convert those @weekdays to an numerical date based off of scalar localtime
[james28909]: i have thught about this and though about it lol
[james28909]: also remember, that if 'Today' is may 1, then Yesterday is not may 31 lol
[james28909]: theoretically speaking ofcourse

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