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Dear Monks,

I am attempting to login to facebook using WWW::Mechanize but when I test to see the resulting page using $mech->uri() it outputs the page that would result form incorrect login information. Here is the code I am using:

#!/usr/bin/perl use strict; use WWW::Mechanize; my $url = "http://www.facebook.com"; my $mech = WWW::Mechanize->new(); $mech->get($url); $mech->submit_form( form_name => "loginform", fields => { email => $ARGV[0], pass => $ARGV[1] } ); print $mech->uri() . "\n";

I am unclear as to why it is unable to login, assuming the info provided is valid. Also, mech-dump spits back that the return type of the other login page for facebook (not used in this script) is of content type text/plain NOT of text/html. Is that a cause for concern when using Mech?

Any help appreciated.

use strict; use CGI;

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