James Britt wrote:
> Austin Ziegler wrote:
> 
>>
>> Very cool, James. Be warned, though, that Google frowns on "screen
>> scraping", preferring people to use the SOAP API.
> 
> 
> Yes, well that's one reason it is not linked from the main ruby-doc page.
> 
> I started of thinking I would just add a way to do a straight-up Google 
> search, limited to the ruby-doc.org site, but was unhappy with the 
> resulting page being, well, another site.
> 
> Framing the search results page seemed undesirable, so I thought about 
> scrapping the results.  Curiously enough, while putting this page up on 
> ruby-doc.org, I came across some old code that did actually use the 
> Google API, but apparently some required files were lost in assorted 
> site moves and upgrades.
> 
> Anyway, I though this was a neat enough demo of how easy it is to use 
> Mechanize that I should share it. How the actual search page ends up is 
> another matter. Time to go find my Google API key perhaps.

Would you like to share the code with us? Should I include it as an 
example into WWW::Mechanize?

Regards,

   Michael