>>The content type for this page is "text/plain" which I think is
>>part of the problem which might have something to do with it.
> 
> A page with a content type of 'text/plain' is telling you that the page 
> is not html. Are you saying that the page is actually html even though 
> the page says that it does not contain html?

The page is html.  Below, I included the log.  It shows the page's 
content type to be "text/html" for the first few attempts and then the 
last attempt to be "text/plain".  All I need to know is how to get a 
page instead of a file either be extending Mechanize, creating a 
instance of WWW::Mechanize::Page with the body from the file object or 
some other method as I need to get the links.

Any ideas?

# Logfile created on Sun Feb 03 18:20:36 -0500 2008 by logger.rb/1.5.2.9
I, [2008-02-03T18:20:36.381042 #15528]  INFO -- : Net::HTTP::Get: 
/menus.htm
D, [2008-02-03T18:20:36.478723 #15528] DEBUG -- : request-header: 
accept-language => en-us,en;q=0.5
D, [2008-02-03T18:20:36.478919 #15528] DEBUG -- : request-header: 
connection => keep-alive
D, [2008-02-03T18:20:36.479000 #15528] DEBUG -- : request-header: accept 
=> */*
D, [2008-02-03T18:20:36.479073 #15528] DEBUG -- : request-header: 
accept-encoding => gzip,identity
D, [2008-02-03T18:20:36.479147 #15528] DEBUG -- : request-header: 
user-agent => Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X; en) 
AppleWebKit/418 (KHTML, like Gecko) Safari/417.9.3
D, [2008-02-03T18:20:36.479221 #15528] DEBUG -- : request-header: 
accept-charset => ISO-8859-1,utf-8;q=0.7,*;q=0.7
D, [2008-02-03T18:20:36.479295 #15528] DEBUG -- : request-header: 
keep-alive => 300
D, [2008-02-03T18:20:36.511382 #15528] DEBUG -- : Read 605 bytes
D, [2008-02-03T18:20:36.516205 #15528] DEBUG -- : Read 1141 bytes
D, [2008-02-03T18:20:36.516409 #15528] DEBUG -- : response-header: 
last-modified => Sat, 17 Feb 2007 23:40:30 GMT
D, [2008-02-03T18:20:36.516486 #15528] DEBUG -- : response-header: 
connection => Keep-Alive
D, [2008-02-03T18:20:36.516559 #15528] DEBUG -- : response-header: 
content-type => text/html
D, [2008-02-03T18:20:36.516631 #15528] DEBUG -- : response-header: etag 
=> "4688-475-9e16f780", "4688-475-9e16f780"
D, [2008-02-03T18:20:36.516702 #15528] DEBUG -- : response-header: date 
=> Sun, 03 Feb 2008 23:24:11 GMT
D, [2008-02-03T18:20:36.516773 #15528] DEBUG -- : response-header: 
server => Apache-AdvancedExtranetServer
D, [2008-02-03T18:20:36.516845 #15528] DEBUG -- : response-header: 
content-length => 1141
D, [2008-02-03T18:20:36.516918 #15528] DEBUG -- : response-header: 
keep-alive => timeout=15, max=100
D, [2008-02-03T18:20:36.516990 #15528] DEBUG -- : response-header: 
accept-ranges => bytes, bytes
I, [2008-02-03T18:20:36.517359 #15528]  INFO -- : status: 200
I, [2008-02-03T18:21:40.578768 #15591]  INFO -- : Net::HTTP::Get: 
/menus.htm
D, [2008-02-03T18:21:40.704310 #15591] DEBUG -- : request-header: 
accept-language => en-us,en;q=0.5
D, [2008-02-03T18:21:40.704504 #15591] DEBUG -- : request-header: 
connection => keep-alive
D, [2008-02-03T18:21:40.704582 #15591] DEBUG -- : request-header: accept 
=> */*
D, [2008-02-03T18:21:40.704657 #15591] DEBUG -- : request-header: 
accept-encoding => gzip,identity
D, [2008-02-03T18:21:40.704732 #15591] DEBUG -- : request-header: 
user-agent => Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X; en) 
AppleWebKit/418 (KHTML, like Gecko) Safari/417.9.3
D, [2008-02-03T18:21:40.704806 #15591] DEBUG -- : request-header: 
accept-charset => ISO-8859-1,utf-8;q=0.7,*;q=0.7
D, [2008-02-03T18:21:40.704879 #15591] DEBUG -- : request-header: 
keep-alive => 300
D, [2008-02-03T18:21:40.740010 #15591] DEBUG -- : Read 681 bytes
D, [2008-02-03T18:21:40.740522 #15591] DEBUG -- : Read 1141 bytes
D, [2008-02-03T18:21:40.740674 #15591] DEBUG -- : response-header: 
last-modified => Sat, 17 Feb 2007 23:40:30 GMT
D, [2008-02-03T18:21:40.740755 #15591] DEBUG -- : response-header: 
connection => Keep-Alive
D, [2008-02-03T18:21:40.740829 #15591] DEBUG -- : response-header: 
content-type => text/html
D, [2008-02-03T18:21:40.740904 #15591] DEBUG -- : response-header: etag 
=> "4688-475-9e16f780", "4688-475-9e16f780"
D, [2008-02-03T18:21:40.740978 #15591] DEBUG -- : response-header: date 
=> Sun, 03 Feb 2008 23:25:15 GMT
D, [2008-02-03T18:21:40.741053 #15591] DEBUG -- : response-header: 
server => Apache-AdvancedExtranetServer
D, [2008-02-03T18:21:40.741127 #15591] DEBUG -- : response-header: 
content-length => 1141
D, [2008-02-03T18:21:40.741200 #15591] DEBUG -- : response-header: 
keep-alive => timeout=15, max=100
D, [2008-02-03T18:21:40.741273 #15591] DEBUG -- : response-header: 
accept-ranges => bytes, bytes
I, [2008-02-03T18:21:40.741640 #15591]  INFO -- : status: 200
I, [2008-02-03T18:21:44.596803 #15596]  INFO -- : Net::HTTP::Get: 
/menus.htm
D, [2008-02-03T18:21:44.664035 #15596] DEBUG -- : request-header: 
accept-language => en-us,en;q=0.5
D, [2008-02-03T18:21:44.664264 #15596] DEBUG -- : request-header: 
connection => keep-alive
D, [2008-02-03T18:21:44.664345 #15596] DEBUG -- : request-header: accept 
=> */*
D, [2008-02-03T18:21:44.664417 #15596] DEBUG -- : request-header: 
accept-encoding => gzip,identity
D, [2008-02-03T18:21:44.664488 #15596] DEBUG -- : request-header: 
user-agent => Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X; en) 
AppleWebKit/418 (KHTML, like Gecko) Safari/417.9.3
D, [2008-02-03T18:21:44.664559 #15596] DEBUG -- : request-header: 
accept-charset => ISO-8859-1,utf-8;q=0.7,*;q=0.7
D, [2008-02-03T18:21:44.664630 #15596] DEBUG -- : request-header: 
keep-alive => 300
D, [2008-02-03T18:21:44.698991 #15596] DEBUG -- : Read 605 bytes
D, [2008-02-03T18:21:44.701238 #15596] DEBUG -- : Read 1141 bytes
D, [2008-02-03T18:21:44.701421 #15596] DEBUG -- : response-header: 
last-modified => Sat, 17 Feb 2007 23:40:30 GMT
D, [2008-02-03T18:21:44.701496 #15596] DEBUG -- : response-header: 
connection => Keep-Alive
D, [2008-02-03T18:21:44.701566 #15596] DEBUG -- : response-header: 
content-type => text/html
D, [2008-02-03T18:21:44.701638 #15596] DEBUG -- : response-header: etag 
=> "4688-475-9e16f780", "4688-475-9e16f780"
D, [2008-02-03T18:21:44.701708 #15596] DEBUG -- : response-header: date 
=> Sun, 03 Feb 2008 23:25:19 GMT
D, [2008-02-03T18:21:44.701779 #15596] DEBUG -- : response-header: 
server => Apache-AdvancedExtranetServer
D, [2008-02-03T18:21:44.701848 #15596] DEBUG -- : response-header: 
content-length => 1141
D, [2008-02-03T18:21:44.701919 #15596] DEBUG -- : response-header: 
keep-alive => timeout=15, max=100
D, [2008-02-03T18:21:44.702133 #15596] DEBUG -- : response-header: 
accept-ranges => bytes, bytes
I, [2008-02-03T18:21:44.702519 #15596]  INFO -- : status: 200
I, [2008-02-03T18:21:46.272708 #15602]  INFO -- : Net::HTTP::Get: 
/menus.htm
D, [2008-02-03T18:21:46.332880 #15602] DEBUG -- : request-header: 
accept-language => en-us,en;q=0.5
D, [2008-02-03T18:21:46.333074 #15602] DEBUG -- : request-header: 
connection => keep-alive
D, [2008-02-03T18:21:46.333147 #15602] DEBUG -- : request-header: accept 
=> */*
D, [2008-02-03T18:21:46.333218 #15602] DEBUG -- : request-header: 
accept-encoding => gzip,identity
D, [2008-02-03T18:21:46.333288 #15602] DEBUG -- : request-header: 
user-agent => Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X; en) 
AppleWebKit/418 (KHTML, like Gecko) Safari/417.9.3
D, [2008-02-03T18:21:46.333360 #15602] DEBUG -- : request-header: 
accept-charset => ISO-8859-1,utf-8;q=0.7,*;q=0.7
D, [2008-02-03T18:21:46.333431 #15602] DEBUG -- : request-header: 
keep-alive => 300
D, [2008-02-03T18:21:46.361484 #15602] DEBUG -- : Read 0 bytes
D, [2008-02-03T18:21:46.362406 #15602] DEBUG -- : Read 948 bytes
D, [2008-02-03T18:21:46.365163 #15602] DEBUG -- : Read 1141 bytes
D, [2008-02-03T18:21:46.365336 #15602] DEBUG -- : response-header: 
last-modified => Sat, 17 Feb 2007 23:40:30 GMT
D, [2008-02-03T18:21:46.365410 #15602] DEBUG -- : response-header: 
connection => Keep-Alive
D, [2008-02-03T18:21:46.365481 #15602] DEBUG -- : response-header: 
content-type => text/plain
D, [2008-02-03T18:21:46.368645 #15602] DEBUG -- : response-header: etag 
=> "4688-475-9e16f780"
D, [2008-02-03T18:21:46.368781 #15602] DEBUG -- : response-header: date 
=> Sun, 03 Feb 2008 23:25:21 GMT
D, [2008-02-03T18:21:46.368855 #15602] DEBUG -- : response-header: 
server => Apache-AdvancedExtranetServer
D, [2008-02-03T18:21:46.368927 #15602] DEBUG -- : response-header: 
content-length => 1141
D, [2008-02-03T18:21:46.368998 #15602] DEBUG -- : response-header: 
keep-alive => timeout=15, max=100
D, [2008-02-03T18:21:46.369070 #15602] DEBUG -- : response-header: age 
=> 1
D, [2008-02-03T18:21:46.369141 #15602] DEBUG -- : response-header: 
accept-ranges => bytes
I, [2008-02-03T18:21:46.369512 #15602]  INFO -- : status: 200
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