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Date: 2005-11-07 (21:26)
From: Karl Zilles <zilles@1...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Get a page from the Web
Martin Chabr wrote:
> I have been looking for ways to get a page in HTML
> from the Web, using an OCaml program, something like
> the following Python snippet:
> 
> import urllib
> URL = "http://www.ibm.com"
> url = urllib.urlopen(URL)
> html = url.read()
> 
> You supply the URL and receive the page in HTML. Is
> there anything simple like that in OCaml?

I use the Ocaml binding to the curl library.  It has worked well for me 
and it can handle high level details like maintaining cookies across 
calls (for session continuity and logins):

http://sourceforge.net/projects/ocurl/