On Wed, 26 Nov 2003, stefan s. wrote:

> Date: Wed, 26 Nov 2003 16:07:31 +0100
> From: stefan s. <xschmidix / gmx.net>
> Newsgroups: comp.lang.ruby
> Subject: another stupid question: filling out webforms
> 
> hi
> 
> i like to fill out a html webform with ruby with randomly generated
> values. an example:
> 
> - the form is @ www.mypage.com/webform.html
> - there one field in this form: "zip" (<input type="text" name="zip">)
> - i should be filled out with a random text-value smaller than 8 characters
> by the ruby script
> 
> please help me!
> 
> p.s. excuse my bad english :)

problem one:

~/eg/ruby/http > lynx -source http://www.mypage.com/webform.html

<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01//EN"
"http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/strict.dtd"> <HTML><HEAD><TITLE>The page cannot be
found</TITLE> <META HTTP-EQUIV="Content-Type" Content="text/html;
charset=Windows-1252"> <STYLE type="text/css"> BODY { font: 8pt/12pt verdana }
H1 { font: 13pt/15pt verdana } H2 { font: 8pt/12pt verdana } A:link { color:
red } A:visited { color: maroon } </STYLE> </HEAD><BODY><TABLE width=500
border=0 cellspacing=10><TR><TD>
<h1>The page cannot be found</h1> The page you are looking for might have been
removed, had its name changed, or is temporarily unavailable.  <hr> <p>Please
try the following:</p> <ul> <li>Make sure that the Web site address displayed
in the address bar of your browser is spelled and formatted correctly.</li>
<li>If you reached this page by clicking a link, contact the Web site
administrator to alert them that the link is incorrectly formatted.  </li>
<li>Click the Back button to try
another link.</li> </ul> <h2>HTTP Error 404 - File or directory not
found.<br>Internet Information Services (IIS)</h2> <hr> <p>Technical
Information (for support personnel)</p> <ul> <li>Go to <a
href="http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=8180">Microsoft Product Support
Services</a> and perform a title search for the words <b>HTTP</b> and
<b>404</b>.</li> <li>Open <b>IIS Help</b>, which is accessible in IIS Manager
(inetmgr), and search for topics titled <b>Web Site Setup</b>, <b>Common
Administrative Tasks</b>, and <b>About Custom Error Messages</b>.</li> </ul>
</TD></TR></TABLE></BODY></HTML>


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