Mechanize 0.6.6 Released


#1

mechanize version 0.6.6 has been released!

http://mechanize.rubyforge.org/

The Mechanize library is used for automating interaction with websites.
Mechanize automatically stores and sends cookies, follows redirects,
can follow links, and submit forms. Form fields can be populated and
submitted. Mechanize also keeps track of the sites that you have
visited as
a history.

Changes:

= Mechanize CHANGELOG

== 0.6.6

  • Removing hpricot overrides

  • Fixed a bug where alt text can be nil. Thanks Yannick!

  • Unparseable expiration dates in cookies are now treated as session
    cookies

  • Caching connections

  • Requests now default to keep alive

  • [#9434] Fixed bug where html entities weren’t decoded

  • [#9150] Updated mechanize history to deal with redirects

    http://mechanize.rubyforge.org/


#2

Can you please exaplain me the mechanize’s follow redirect
functionality. It can mechanize done it autometically or there is some
other tricks ?