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TOO MUCH DAMN JAVASCRIPT

So. I am putting together the materials for my blogging talk and am reminded of another crappy thing about movable type.
When you post, the next page loads up a page telling you about your pings. Then it goes to another page that tells you about rebuilding. And so on.
All of this is done with onLoad events from the body tag. This makes the little task of posting with titles AND categories via WWW::Mechanize a little more difficult. After i make the post, I have to use a regexp to pull out the URL from the onLoad and then make a request and then use a regexp to pull out the URL. At least 2 more pages are needed to finish posting. That is ridiculous. The APIs do not let you specify a category without a separate request. Feh.

Anyway, here are the examples I was talking about:
WWW::Mechanize examples