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in reply to LWP::Simple Seems to Hang on get

You mean, it ran through the loop 7, 4, 2 and 6 times, and then completed the program, without the content of file:///c:/temp/2003.htm? The amount of time the while loop gets executed only depends on the content of file:///c:/temp/2003.htm, not of what yahoo is returning.

Abigail