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[REBOL] Grabbing Web Page data

From: jrdrp:blueyonder at: 28-Oct-2001 0:36

Hi all, I'm a newbie to Rebol so please excuse if this is basic. As a first exercise I am trying to write a little program which collects some data off a particular web site. (I have looked thru library at scripts which read web pages but none seem to cover my needs). When accessing the site normally via a web browser it first presents user with an html form offering choice of data and format and then (if I select csv option) sends data to browser window as an uninterrupted list (one big page - no next page buttons etc). I then have to use browser Select All, Save As etc. to try and save data to file which does not always work correctly anyway with IE5. I have 2 basic questions. Firstly how do I get a Rebol script to send the data and format selection options? The html source for form looks like form action is a script using method=post - does this mean I need to use POST? Secondly how do I grab the data list which is sent back - I think this is constructed dynamically as I don't see any static url link for the data I could use in a read http:// etc command. Any pointers in right direction appreciated. John