Gather Web Data

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Description

Experience Level: Expert
Wanted a Python 2.x function that returns the text contents of a URL

Also reads/writes variable(s) on said page before returning said text contents.

Could use Grease Monkey API.

Pages are HTTP not HTTPS nor require login to retrieve.

O/S Ubuntu 10.4

Browser Firefox/Chrome

Specific example

* Open \"http://eresearch.fidelity.com/eresearch/evaluate/fundamentals/earnings.jhtml?stockspage=dividends&symbols=ATO\"
* Click \"Additional History\"
* Select \"All\"
* Copy to clipboard

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