Skip Menu |
 

This queue is for tickets about the Finance-Quote CPAN distribution.

Report information
The Basics
Id: 120526
Status: new
Priority: 0/
Queue: Finance-Quote

People
Owner: Nobody in particular
Requestors: abhijit86k [...] gmail.com
Cc:
AdminCc:

Bug Information
Severity: (no value)
Broken in: (no value)
Fixed in: (no value)



Subject: Bug and Fix: Yahoo Finance JSON Broken
Date: Mon, 6 Mar 2017 09:23:43 -0600
To: bug-Finance-Quote [...] rt.cpan.org
From: Abhijit Kshirsagar <abhijit86k [...] gmail.com>
Download (untitled) / with headers
text/plain 505b
Some time ago a noticed that Yahoo's JSON requests for indian stocks are failing - the response has the string "Not a valid parameter" Instead of the required JSON string. Setting the user agent string to a mobile browser fixes fixes this issue - I tries with the UA string for a Motorola moto G. 1. Is there any issue with 'faking' the user-agent in this manner? 2. Should such a patch be pushed to the yahoo-json module? 3. Does anyone know if Yahoo terms now prohibit use of the JSON fetch? Abhijit


This service is sponsored and maintained by Best Practical Solutions and runs on Perl.org infrastructure.

Please report any issues with rt.cpan.org to rt-cpan-admin@bestpractical.com.