This is true this is exactly why i try and find a solution here first (with
PHP), my bosses attitude was to hire java programmers i said 'why?'.

I also noticed getss which strips stuff on the read which is kinda cool too


-----Original Message-----
From: David Robley [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
Sent: Friday, 7 September 2001 3:02 PM
To: Joseph Blythe; [EMAIL PROTECTED]
Subject: Re: [PHP] Grabbing dynamic pages

On Fri,  7 Sep 2001 14:44, Joseph Blythe wrote:
> Hey all,
> I got a bit of a problem I need to be able to grab info (which has been
> approved) from the Australian Stock Exchange Website (
> all they say about this in the information they sent me is:
> "To obtain your share price data you will need to get your IT
> department to write a java object or a com active x object to strip out
> the unnecessary html so that you are just left with your share price
> information."
> LOL I am the IT department (well part of it) and I don't use or would
> even recommend using these products not that there is anything wrong
> with them, furthermore even if I did this does not help me very much
> (c:
> I was sort of wondering if there is a way to do this sort of thing with
> PHP? the only other information I have is the URL in the form of:
>.jsp? searchBy=asxCode&TimeFrame=D&asxCode=ASX
> I tried a quick test using the filesystem functions with no success, I
> was sort of hoping for a 'Yes' / 'No" answer maybe if 'Yes' just a
> quick explanation.
> Any help would be much much appreciated.
> Regards,
> Joseph Blythe
> Web Development

Seems like PHP has something to do just about anything; in this case you
may find striptags is just the bee's knees.

David Robley      Techno-JoaT, Web Maintainer, Mail List Admin, etc

   Real Programmers aren't afraid to use GOTO's.

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