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Old 07-06-2009, 10:47 PM   #1
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bash: all --user-agent for "wget --user-agent "


Hello,

in my bash, I have :

Code:
..
  wget  --user-agent Mozilla/4.0   -k "$LINK" -O myretrievedlink.html 
..

from http://www.iccfx.com/
I get this error with that
Quote:
We're sorry. Your browser (Netscape 4) is outdated for a normal use
of the new enhanced dynamical website of the International Currency Converter.

You can download an upgrade at http://www.netscape.com. Look for Netscape 6.

However, this webiste is best viewed with Internet Explorer 5 or higher.
I just wanna track the currency of the dollar to Eur for me, to be daily informed

Bit normal,
What would you be rather using for wget, I mean that works all the time ?

For the moment, I reported 3 possible user-agents

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Old 07-07-2009, 05:25 AM   #2
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If it's strictly a User-Agent problem then many sites, I know the Netscape site does, maintain lists of UA's: pick a "newer" one. However it may just be a problem with the site forcing browser behaviour: it clearly reads "normal use of the new enhanced dynamical website". As far as I know (so I could obviously be very wrong) wget, curl, elinks or whatever else CLI apps can't interprete or deal with Javascript or AJAX.
 
  


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