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From: Jason Sachs <>
Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2006 15:55:54 -0500

>> A stumper... there's something weird with one of the USDA webpages,
>> sees it fine but curl ends prematurely somewhere in the middle.
>> cales
>It's not just curl--I tried it on eight different browsers/web clients
>(not Firefox) and it gave me the same truncated results every time.
>>> Dan

[sheepish look]
never mind, I figured out why... they're doing something evil with cookies
and you have to visit another webpage first & an appropriate cookie gets

so I guess the fault is with the server's inability to handle what happens
if you visit the webpage & there's no cookie...
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Received on 2006-01-20