If you know what your are doing browsers like Firefox provide the option to 'View Page Source' and you could nice and neatly extract what you want.
On 12/19/2012 10:59 AM, Buck wrote: > Gawd Dang it. I got to go to meetings about the 'numbers cliff' we are going > over with the Domes and wanted to present the petition that was posted way > back in FFL post 3811. Evidently the text of the petition pasted in that > post was bracketed by arrows that yahoo is no longer reading. Damn. > It was post 3811, back on Dec 31, 2002. > http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FairfieldLife/message/3811 > > Can anybody extract that text now? I'd like to read it sooner than waiting > for yahoo later to figure it out. > Thanks in advance, > -Buck > > > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Bhairitu <noozguru@...> wrote: >> On 12/18/2012 03:41 PM, Ravi Chivukula wrote: >>> On Tue, Dec 18, 2012 at 3:19 PM, Bhairitu <noozguru@...> wrote: >>> >>>> Friends who are visiting worked at Microsoft and found their biggest >>>> problem programmers were the ones with...... computer science degrees. >>>> They tended to create grandiose solutions for stuff that didn't need >>>> it. Probably the same at Yahoo. >>>> >>> Stop it Uncle Barry - I may be grandiose in my personal life but I always >>> strive to make sure my code is compact and efficient. Though I don't have >>> to program much as a database administrator I have done lot of coding in >>> Perl and Shell. >>> >> Ravi, you seem to be suffering Barry-Barry. I'm Barry2 or Bhairitu >> because my other handle on alt.meditation.transcendental was Barry and >> Wright's was Uncle Tantra. Blame Willy who couldn't keep his Barrys >> straight. So I created Bhairitu as homonym for Barry2. So "Uncle >> Barry" is your invention. >> >> And do you have a computer science degree? I'm not saying that ALL >> comscis are terrible programmers but in some situations it can be >> someone with the degree who is messing up more than one without it. >> >> Computer programming is more an art than a science. It is creative. >> Like music you have to have a talent for it.