Access to database other web sites
John J. Lee
jjl at pobox.com
Sat Sep 27 22:05:54 CEST 2003
claird at lairds.com (Cameron Laird) writes:
> In article <87n0crbi8z.fsf at pobox.com>, John J. Lee <jjl at pobox.com> wrote:
> >tibi87 at hanmail.net (Jenny) writes:
> I'm ... reserved about the prospects for the proposed research. The commercial
> sites you want to study are, in my experience, some of the most difficult to
Which (ATM, anyway) is a good reason for doing it with browser automation.
> Complementing that difficulty is the poverty of inference I antici-
> pate you'll be able to ground on what you find there; their commerce has a lot
> more noise than signal, as I see it.
What do you mean 'their commerce has more noise than signal'?
> 'Twould be great, though, for you to
> uncover something real. Good luck.
What I was wondering was where the sales data are going to come from.
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