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RE: HTTP background tool

On 05-Dec-97 Orn E. Hansen wrote:
>  I was wondering if anyone knew of a tool, that will basically
>connect to a site through port 80, using HTTP and download a document
>in the background?

perl certainly provides all you need.  You could easily specify a URL
and have a perl program download its file and everything it links to and
everything its links link to. If you start with yahoo, and have infinite
disk resources...
>  Some sites are very slow, and they only provide HTTP access to the
>information they provide... while it would be nice to be able to
>download some links with a command line tool.
>  Any links or hints are appreciated.
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