doog wrote:

> I'm a Ruby novice. Does anyone have an example of a simple screen
> scraper in Ruby that uses scrAPI (and works on Mac OS X)?
> 
> All I need it to do is:
> 1) Go to a specified web page
> 2) Use a CSS selector to grab and print out any section of the page
> 
> It does not need to find links on the page or crawl.
> 
> I tried the eBay example at
>
http://blog.labnotes.org/2006/07/11/scraping-with-style-scrapi-toolkit-for-ruby/
> and have tried the recommended "require" and Tidy.path statements,
> but couldn't find a combination that works.

Please tell me something. Do you want to:

1. Parse a Web page using scrAPI, or

2. Parse a Web page.

If you are more concerned with parsing content from a Web page than using
scrAPI, then I can help you.

-- 
Paul Lutus
http://www.arachnoid.com