Monday, November 08, 2010 at 12:01 AM.


local (startHref = "<a href=\"", endHref = "</a><br>");
<<how to use this script
	<<use NetScape 1.0N
	<<visit the Cool Sites of the Day, Previous Cool Sites page, at:
	<<choose the Source... command from the View menu
	<<save the file that's opened in your text editor
	<<run this script, choose the same file
	<<a bunch of cool sites will show up in this table

local (source);
bundle { <<read the source text from the file
	local (f);
	if not file.getFileDialog ("Choose a file containing HTML source:", @f, 0) {
		return}; (f);
	source = (f, infinity);
	file.close (f)};
local (s, url, ixendtitle);
on popnextline () {
	local (s  = string.nthField (source, cr, 1));
	source = string.delete (source, 1, sizeof (s) + 1);
	return (s)};
while sizeof (source) > 0 {
	s = popnextline ();
	if s beginsWith startHref {
		<<process lines in the following form:
			<<<a href="">Christmas in New York</a><br>
		s = string.delete (s, 1, 9);
		url = string.mid (s, 1, string.patternMatch ("\"", s) - 1);
		s = string.delete (s, 1, sizeof (url) + 2);
		ixendtitle = string.patternMatch (endHref, s);
		if ixendtitle > 0 { <<it's there, not split between two lines
			title = string.mid (s, 1, sizeof (s) - sizeof (endHref))}
		else {
			title = s + " " + popnextline () - endHref};
		msg (title);
		netscape.examples.coolsites.[title] = url}}

This listing is for code that runs in the OPML Editor environment. I created these listings because I wanted the search engines to index it, so that when I want to look up something in my codebase I don't have to use the much slower search functionality in my object database. Dave Winer.