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Re: Sending XML codes through HTTP post in Perl

From: Dirk-Willem van Gulik <dirkx@covalent.net>
Date: Fri, 5 Oct 2001 11:40:32 -0700 (PDT)
To: Ahmad Anvari <ahmad@otelnet.com>
cc: <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.OSX.4.33.0110051139580.6313-100000@localhost>

Yes. that is autom,ated: Just do

	         perl -MCPAN -e shell;


And wall through the options.

Dw

On Fri, 5 Oct 2001, Ahmad Anvari wrote:

>
> 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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