WWW::Search::Lycos - class for searching Lycos
use WWW::Search; my $oSearch = new WWW::Search('Lycos'); my $sQuery = WWW::Search::escape_query("+sushi restaurant +Columbus Ohio"); $oSearch->native_query($sQuery); while (my $oResult = $oSearch->next_result()) print $oResult->url, "\n";
This class exports no public interface; all interaction should be done through the WWW::Search manpage objects.
www.lycos.com is sometimes slow to respond; but I have not had a problem with the default timeout.
www.lycos.com does not give the score, date, nor size of the pages at
the resulting URLs; therefore change_date(), score(), and
To make new back-ends, see the WWW::Search manpage.
Please tell the author if you find any!
This module adheres to the WWW::Search test mechanism. See $TEST_CASES below.
As of 1998-12-07,
THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED ``AS IS'' AND WITHOUT ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
If it is not listed here, then it was not a meaningful nor released revision.
output format fixes, and query string changes for searching Lycos.com (email@example.com)
point to new path on lycos.com (thanks to David Bradford firstname.lastname@example.org)
more output format fixes, and missing 'next' link for Sites
handle new url and new output format for Lycos::Sites.pm
use strip_tags(); extract real URL from www.lycos.com's redirection URL
Now able to get Web Sites results via child module Sites.pm
Now uses lycos.com's advanced query format.
First public release after being adopted by Martin Thurn.