Re: scripting lynx
Here's a script I use to make Orange (a phone company) send me a
password reminder SMS message via their website when there is a network
problem here. The script is a rip off of some other script i found,
it's written in python. it will probably be easy enough to adapt for
what you want.
My reason for using it in the first place was because I didn't want to
have to pay Orange more money so i can send SMS messages via their
website, but password reminders for the SMS service are free :)
On Wed, Aug 01, 2001 at 06:11:34PM +0200, Olivier MACCHIONI wrote:
> At 18:08 01/08/01 +0200, Russell Coker wrote:
> >On Wed, 1 Aug 2001 00:33, Craig Sanders wrote:
> > > On Wed, Aug 01, 2001 at 12:17:20AM +0200, Russell Coker wrote:
> > > > I want to script lynx to post data to a web site and save the results.
> > > > I am using the --post_data option but have been unable to find
> > > > documentation on the format of data expected on standard input.
> > > or use the LWP modules to make yourself a web-bot.
> >I may have to do that. Thanks for the suggestions.
> wget and a few shell commands may do the trick too
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import httplib, sys, time
# Trick Orange into sending me my password for my phone - Makes my phone beep!
### build the query string
qs = "devNum=xxxxxxxxxx"
### connect and send the server a path
httpobj = httplib.HTTP('www.orangemail.com.au', 8080)
### now generate the rest of the HTTP headers...
httpobj.putheader('Content-length', '%d' % len(qs))
### find out what the server said in response...
reply, msg, hdrs = httpobj.getreply()
if reply != 200: