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- Subject: Re: [OT?] What does Firefox do that lua-curl can't?
- From: Niccolo Medici <niccolomedici@...>
- Date: Wed, 27 Jun 2018 20:04:17 +0300
On 6/27/18, Dirk Laurie <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> There is a package on Luarocks called lua-curl. With it, I can surf
> the Internet form inside my Lua program.
> Or so I thought. [...] I could do general surfing thta way but did not succeed
> in logging in to a site on which I am a registered user.
Sadly, nowadays you may not even be able to build a web scrapper using
just an http library.
are the days of "progressive enhancement / graceful degradation"). A
the browser (like "local storage").