in reply to Display html in plaintext

Note that there are command-line tools that you may have available that will do pretty much what you want; no need to whip up a perl script when lynx will do:

lynx --dump <url>

This preserves some of the formatting, and labels the links as well. Lynx' table-savvy descendant, links, also takes --dump as an option, but the output is not as nice.

If not P, what? Q maybe?
"Sidney Morgenbesser"