WWW::Search::AltaVista - class for searching Alta Vista
require WWW::Search; $search = new WWW::Search('AltaVista');
This class is an AltaVista specialization of WWW::Search. It handles making and interpreting AltaVista searches http://www.altavista.com.
This class exports no public interface; all interaction should be done through WWW::Search objects.
The default is for simple web queries. Specialized back-ends for simple and advanced web and news searches are available (see the WWW::Search::AltaVista::Web manpage, the WWW::Search::AltaVista::AdvancedWeb manpage, the WWW::Search::AltaVista::News manpage, the WWW::Search::AltaVista::AdvancedNews manpage). These back-ends set different combinations following options.
To make new back-ends, see the WWW::Search manpage, or the specialized AltaVista searches described in options.
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