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Re: Sending XML codes through HTTP post in Perl

From: Ahmad Anvari <ahmad@otelnet.com>
Date: Fri, 5 Oct 2001 11:26:12 -0700 (PDT)
To: Dirk-Willem van Gulik <dirkx@covalent.net>
cc: xml-dist-app@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.20.0110051125360.28019-100000@falcon.otelnet.com>

Great! Quick reply! Should I download LWP-attic from this
page: http://www.cpan.org/modules/by-module/LWP/ Lots of
options there.
_Ahmad

On Fri, 5 Oct 2001, Dirk-Willem van Gulik wrote:

> 
> 
> On Fri, 5 Oct 2001, Ahmad Anvari wrote:
> 
> > One quick question, is there anyone here who has sent and received
> > XML through HTTP post in perl? What's the simplest way to send XML
> > through HTTP post to a specific host and port (obviously, someone
> > is listening over there to send another XML after processing the
> > request). How about opening a telnet connection? *URGENT*
> 
> Just use LWP - from the man
> 
>          # Create a user agent object
>          use LWP::UserAgent;
>          $ua = new LWP::UserAgent;
>          $ua->agent("AgentName/0.1 " . $ua->agent);
> 
>          # Create a request
>          my $req = new HTTP::Request POST =>'http://www.perl.com/cgi-bin/BugGlimpse';
> 
> # put XML payload here.
> #
>          $req->content_type('application/x-www-form-urlencoded');
>          $req->content('match=www&errors=0');
> 
>          # Pass request to the user agent and get a response back
>          my $res = $ua->request($req);
> 
>          # Check the outcome of the response
>          if ($res->is_success) {
>              print $res->content;
>          } else {
>              print "Bad luck this time\n";
>          }
> 
> Note how far one strays from the http/cgi paht :-)
> Dw
> 
> 
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