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Re: how to I read this web page?

From: Jeremy Nicoll via curl-users <>
Date: Thu, 01 Aug 2019 23:08:05 +0100

On Thu, 1 Aug 2019, at 22:18, ToddAndMargo via curl-users wrote:
> On 7/31/19 11:19 PM, Ray Satiro via curl-users wrote:
> > You asked something similar earlier this year [1].
> Indeed I did.
> This is the first I had a chance to get back and work on it
> again. I was hoping that curl had an update or something
> that solved this issue.

Curl will never do what you want, which is to replicate all the
logic of a browser. You need either to use a browser and then
capture the image of the page and use something like OCR to
read the text from it, or you need to work out (yourself) how
the website gets the information it displays and then work
out how to use Curl to read the same data. Quite likely that is

Jeremy Nicoll - my opinions are my own.
Received on 2019-08-02