Website data-mining.

Miki miki.tebeka at gmail.com
Sat Aug 4 20:07:27 CEST 2007


Hello,

> >> I'm using Python for the first time to make a plug-in for Firefox.
> >> The goal of this plug-in is to take the source code from a website
> >> and use the metadata and body text for different kinds of analysis.
> >> My question is: How can I retrieve data from a website? I'm not even
> >> sure if this is possible through Python. Any help?
> > Have a look athttp://www.myinterestingfiles.com/2007/03/playboy-germany-ads.html
>
> Well, it's certainly interesting, but I'm not sure how it might help the OP get data from a website...
Ouch, let there be a lesson to me to *read* my posts before sending
them :)

Should have been http://wwwsearch.sourceforge.net/mechanize/.

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