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Re: [ProgSoc] Auto SMS Sender
On Wed, 21 Mar 2001 10:08, Eliseo d'Annunzio wrote:
] perhaps setting up a regular cron job to activate lynx to perform certain
] tasks (once the appropriate URL has been worked out) to perform them? I
] remember there being an option to perform an automatic link to simply
] connect to a specified URL without going into the actual lynx interface.
There are tools designed to do exactly this. I use lftp usually for
this kind of thing, but wget seems to be almost as powerful. There
was a util posted on freshmeat a few weeks ago that advertised itself
as a genuine commandline lynx-esque thing -- but I'll be buggered
if I can find it now. Searches on the net for words like 'http get
command line' are rarely a satisfying experience. But I did find
'snarf', which seems to be YA similar tool.
] PS: While I'm at it, what's the latest on the Coke Powered Web Server? or
] for that matter brick.progsoc.org ?
If you'd attended the AGM, you'd know that the brick is still running.
I'm sure the minutes & exec announcements will be posted shortly.
jedd == jedd at progsoc dot org
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