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Id: 30328
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Queue: WWW-Mechanize

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Requestors: kswope [...] liaison-intl.com
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Subject: Limitation/Bug in www::mechanize involving URI/aim.pm
Date: Sun, 28 Oct 2007 20:21:04 -0400
To: bug-WWW-Mechanize [...] rt.cpan.org
From: Kevin Swope <kswope [...] liaison-intl.com>
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when this code comes across a page with this tag <form name="IM" id="imform" method="get" action="aim:goim" my $mech = WWW::Mechanize->new(); $mech->timeout(10); $mech->get($url); if ( $mech->success ) { my %results = (); if ( $mech->is_html ) { $results{title} = $mech->title; $results{source} = $mech->content(); } return \%results; } else { log_info("failed: $url"); return undef; } Can't locate URI/aim.pm in @INC (@INC contains: /sw/lib/perl5 /sw/lib/perl5/darwin /usr/local/lib/perl5/5.8.8/darwin-2level /usr/local/lib/perl5/5.8.8 /usr/local/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.8/darwin-2level /usr/local/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.8 /usr/local/lib/perl5/site_perl .) at (eval 31) line 3. I'm not even sure if that tag is valid, but I found it on a pretty big web site. I doubt mechanize could do anything meaningful with it, but I guess we could use a aim.pm stub in there to prevent this error. -ks
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Mech doesn't do any checking of the schema on URLs. It's up to you to decide what to do with each URL.


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