in reply to Fetching an Image from HTTP
Check out LWP::Simple for this, and for more check out my own Getting more out of LWP::Simple (shameless plug).> perl -MLWP::Simple -e "getstore 'http://site.com/image.gif', 'image. +gif'"
You have moved into a dark place.
It is pitch black. You are likely to be eaten by a grue.