http://wtr.rubyforge.org/  could be what you'r looking for. It's a "Web
Application Testing in Ruby" library, as of now it only works in IE. There
is a project for firefox, but its still in the early stages.
-- 
    Ilya!~




> Paul Lynch wrote:
>
>> On 29 Nov 2006, at 20:09, Alex Ciarlillo wrote:
>>
>>> Okay I got some code working to login to the site Im interested in,
>>> but
>>> this led me to a new question. How can I keep this session alive once
>>> logged in? After login I need to follow a link on the page in order to
>>> start posting data to get my reports but I believe the connection is
>>> closing as soon as it posts the login data. I think this requires a
>>> stand alone http object which then processes each request but I havent
>>> had any luck getting this code to work like that.
>>
>> At the risk of incurring the ire of another Paul :-),
>
> No chance of that -- I have no emotional investment in that issue. In fact
> I
> am starting to find it rather funny.
>
> I tend to offer an alternative when a library causes more problems than it
> solves, something that happens with surprising frequency.
>
> In any case, I realized today I have been making a mistake. I've been
> saying, "Why not write your own code?" This is like mentioning abortion to
> a fundamentalist -- that's a bad idea, regardless of what one intends to
> say about abortion.
>
> So from now on, I will say, "Why not write your own library?" It's all the
> same -- libraries are written using code, and the boundary between a piece
> of code and a library is located as precisely as the boundary between
> abortion and the rhythm method. It's not about reality, it's about
> avoiding
> trigger words.
>
> People who think outside the box don't care which words are used to
> describe
> reality, but not everyone thinks outside the box.
>
> This entire library/code issue is not only becoming rather funny, but it
> possesses a huge element of irony, located as it is in a newsgroup for a
> language that was written to get around the limitations of existing
> libraries.
>
> --
> Paul Lutus
> http://www.arachnoid.com
>