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Old 01-07-2004, 03:14 AM   #1
Registered: Jun 2003
Location: Long Island, NY
Distribution: Gentoo Unstable (what a misnomer)
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Late night ramblings...

Scripting saved me so much time I thought I'd waste some of it
while my script is still running. I needed to extract file names
and build URLs so I didn't have to spend forever Clicking and D/Ling
So I spent a few minutes and crafted this script:


for each in `ls *.html`; do
	fontlist=`html2text $each | grep TTF | cut -f2 -d: | cut -f2 -d" "`
	for font in `echo $fontlist`; do
		letter=`cut -b1 | tr [:upper:] [:lower:]`
Now instead of going through 5 different stupid pages to d/l each
font out of over 6500 fonts I just have to sit back and relax.


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