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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<table xmlns="http://query.yahooapis.com/v1/schema/table.xsd">
<meta>
<author>Christian Heilmann</author>
<description>HTML pages that need post data</description>
<sampleQuery><![CDATA[
select * from {table} where
url='http://isithackday.com/hacks/htmlpost/index.php'
and postdata="foo=foo&bar=bar" and xpath="//p"]]></sampleQuery>
<documentationURL>http://www.wait-till-i.com/2009/11/16/using-yql-to-read-html-from-a-document-that-requires-post-data/</documentationURL>
</meta>
<bindings>
<select itemPath="" produces="XML">
<urls>
<url>{url}</url>
</urls>
<inputs>
<key id="url" type="xs:string" required="true" paramType="variable"/>
<key id="postdata" type="xs:string" required="true" paramType="variable"/>
<key id="xpath" type="xs:string" required="true" paramType="variable"/>
</inputs>
<execute>
<![CDATA[
var myRequest = y.rest(url);
var data = myRequest.accept('text/html').
contentType("application/x-www-form-urlencoded").
post(postdata).response;
var xdata = y.xpath(data,xpath);
response.object = <postresult>{xdata}</postresult>;
]]>
</execute>
</select>
</bindings>
</table>
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