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Re: LWP or Mechanize?

by afresh1 (Hermit)
on Nov 27, 2008 at 03:46 UTC ( #726286=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to LWP or Mechanize?

Really it depends on what you are trying to do. If you are getting a list of previously known urls (or a single resource), then LWP is probably better. However, if you are going to be browsing a site, looking at different pages to find things, filling out forms to get information or other more complicated things, then WWW::Mechanize is probably a better choice. Really, whichever makes it easier to accomplish what you are trying to do is probably the best choice.


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