RubyfulSoup vs Mechanize - Suprising Performance...

Michael,

You may spend a little time evaluating hpricot on your data:
  http://code.whytheluckystiff.net/hpricot/

It's easy to learn and faster than rubyfulsoup (from the benchmarks I
found through Google).

Alain

Yup, hpricot rocks.

Vish