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Re: Program to look at web pages and compare prices

On Sun, Oct 10, 1999 at 12:20:37PM -0600, Richard Stallman wrote:
> Is there a project to develop a free program that would look at
> various web sites for you, and show you the prices for which you
> could get a given item from various places?
> If you know of such a project, please tell me.  If I don't
> find out about one, I will try to get one started.

A lot of web sites have restrictions on proper use of their content.
Such a program could face possible restrictions on its use, and would
likely have difficulties parsing a constantly changing website

For a recent debate about third party searching of a website:

Colin Walters <levanti@verbum.org>
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