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Re: [vox-tech] Firefox Returns To Top, Ebay
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Re: [vox-tech] Firefox Returns To Top, Ebay

--- Rod Roark <rod@sunsetsystems.com> wrote:

> On Monday 09 August 2004 05:10 pm, Jim Angstadt
> wrote:
> ...
> > On my RH 9 box, with FF 0.7, I get the same
> behavior
> > as his FF 0.9 on Win98.  Using Mozill 1.2 on RH 9,
> has
> > the same effect.
> Mozilla 1.6 too.  Though it's something peculiar to
> eBay, as
> other sites (like Slashdot) do not show this
> behavior.
> ...
> > This slows him down a lot.  Opening the item link
> in a
> > new tab is not any better.  
> Why not?  Seems like the ideal solution to me.
> BTW if he's really doing a lot of repetitive
> clicking
> around, this may call for some screen scraping (e.g.
> with
> Perl and WWW::Mechanize, something I've been into
> recently).

I've done some perl screen scrapping but not with
WWW::Mechanize.  That should make it easier.

But I am concerned with long-term maintenace.


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