2007/8/27, John Joyce <dangerwillrobinsondanger / gmail.com>:
> That's not to prevent web scraping, it's just that web sites are
> pretty transitory. They change all the time and very easily. This
> makes web sophisticated web scraping a moving target.

Yes, web scraping using just open-uri and regular expressions is
pretty low-level.

Try Hpricot or scRUBYt for a higher level, more flexible, scraping.
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