November 14th, 2003

prince, ukelele

Ministry of Information Retrieval

My copy of Spidering Hacks arrived from Amazon, just in time to distract me from exam marking.
It seems pretty interesting; all about writing scripts for extracting information from web sites, pulling it out of HTML and such. I've got a good mind to (in my copious free time) write scripts for extracting the times from online public transport timetables and get them into a more useful format; perhaps something I can carry around on my Visor.
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