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 WWW::Search::ZDnet - class for searching ALL of ZDnet


NAME

WWW::Search::ZDnet - class for searching ALL of ZDnet


SUPPORTED PLATFORMS

  • Windows
This module is not included with the standard ActivePerl distribution. It is available as a separate download using PPM.

SYNOPSIS

require WWW::Search; $search = new WWW::Search('ZDnet');


DESCRIPTION

Class for searching ALL of ZDnet. http://xlink.zdnet.com.

ZDNet is no longer returning 'descriptions' :(

Searches articles in: Anchordesk, Community, Computer Life, Computer Shopper, NetBuyer, DevHead, Family PC, Help Channel, Inter@ctive Week, Internet, MacWEEK, PC Computing, PC Magazine CD, PC Week, Products, Sm@rt Reseller, Software, Library, Yahoo Internet Life, ZDNN, ZDTV.

Note that dupe articles can appear because they are published in more than one category on ZDnet, or same Title published on different dates.

Print options:

Using $result->{'source'} will return category and date enclosed in brackets, example: [PC Week, 12-14-98]. use this in place of description since there is NO descriptions anymore with ZDNet.

Raw, of course, returns all the HTML of each hit.

This class exports no public interface; all interaction should be done through WWW::Search objects.


SEE ALSO

To make new back-ends, see the WWW::Search manpage.


AUTHOR

Maintained by Jim Smyser <jsmyser@bigfoot.com>


TESTING

This module adheres to the WWW::Search test suite mechanism. See $TEST_CASES below.


VERSION HISTORY

2.01, 1999-07-13

Fixed pod syntax; new test mechanism


COPYRIGHT

The original parts from John Heidemann are subject to following copyright notice:

Copyright (c) 1996-1998 University of Southern California. All rights reserved.

Redistribution and use in source and binary forms are permitted provided that the above copyright notice and this paragraph are duplicated in all such forms and that any documentation, advertising materials, and other materials related to such distribution and use acknowledge that the software was developed by the University of Southern California, Information Sciences Institute. The name of the University may not be used to endorse or promote products derived from this software without specific prior written permission.

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.

 WWW::Search::ZDnet - class for searching ALL of ZDnet