2009/2/17 Jonathan Tweed <jonat...@tweed.name>: > I wouldn't write off the A-Z so quickly, it's actually pretty clever and > does find partial matches, e.g.: > > http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/a-z/by/top%20gear/all > > returns Best of Top Gear, Top Gear and Top Gear Take Two.
Wow, I didn't realise A-Z could do that, I assumed it just listed programmes by the first letter. Clearly it's much more than that. > The HTML on /programmes is also easy to parse. I don't call using > an XML parser and XPath screen scraping :) Not really sure what XPath is but the HTML does look quite simple. Should be able to extract what I want with a Regex or two. Thanks for your help Andy -- Computers are like air conditioners. Both stop working, if you open windows. -- Adam Heath - Sent via the backstage.bbc.co.uk discussion group. To unsubscribe, please visit http://backstage.bbc.co.uk/archives/2005/01/mailing_list.html. Unofficial list archive: http://firstname.lastname@example.org/