Thanks for the edit!
WWW::Mechanize sounds familiar. I'm barely a Perl programmer, and I'm almost done with a complex perl script that I'd rather not re-work, but I'll read up on Mechanize.
I'm wondering... since LWP::SIMPLE can get the page that has the redirect code in it, maybe I should write a redirect routine myself... on the other hand I'd like to adjust the timeout, which I don't think LWP::Simple allows.
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