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Re: The Ethics of Webbots

by toma (Vicar)
on Sep 20, 2004 at 05:02 UTC ( #392282=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to The Ethics of Webbots

Another approach to consider is to scrape the site manually. It would be a lot of clicks, but if the site is not too large or dynamic, this approach might get you out of a bad situation.

If you have to do a lot of clicking, you can save your fingers from injury by using a footswitch instead of a mouse button. Take your shoe off, and click with your big toe. This motion should be the same as one of the motions involved in walking, and should not wear out the meat-ware. One type of footswitch is sometimes called a treadle.

It should work perfectly the first time! - toma


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