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Re: How can I download HTML and save it as txt?

by InfiniteSilence (Curate)
on Aug 30, 2005 at 21:19 UTC ( #487947=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to How can I download HTML and save it as txt?

perl -e "use LWP::Simple; getprint('http://myfoo.com')" >> myfile.txt

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Re: How can I download HTML and save it as txt?
by b10m (Vicar) on Aug 30, 2005 at 21:25 UTC

    This would be nicer, IMHO:

    perl -MLWP::Simple -e"getstore('http://myfoo.com', 'myfile.txt')"

    Not sure what the tassex really wants though. Do you (tassex) want to store the HTML in a .txt file (like above), or do you want to strip the HTML and save the text?

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[Eily]: kinda sounds like father Christmas is late
[hippo]: (asking because I'm sure you said before about learning English) Did you know there are 2 different words for smaller quantities in English? They are "less" and "fewer". Fewer applies to a number of discrete things like days.
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[hippo]: So if you don't drink as much milk and not as often you are said to drink less milk on fewer days. Confusing, eh?
[Eily]: same as many/much, few/little
[Discipulus]: so my 'less' usage sounded not so correct? 'fewer' was more appropriate? i take a note too

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