Michel ( Dagnan ) wrote:
> Hi!
> 
> I have to collect urls from html files, I to transform relative urls to
> absolute, I have to handle for example url beginning with '../' and
> './', which is kind of ennoying :D (my head hurts because of the
> debugging process)
> 
> Actually, I test every case using regexp. Maybe you can help me finding
> something faster?
If you can shoe-horn your problem into Mechanize, it's got a private 
method WWW::Mechanize#to_absolute_uri, which does precisely this.  Don't 
know if that's of any use, but it might be worthwhile looking at how 
it's implemented at least.

-- 
Alex