Regexp::Common::URI::wais

Section: User Contributed Perl Documentation (3)
Updated: 2003-03-23
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NAME

Regexp::Common::URI::wais -- Returns a pattern for WAIS URIs.  

SYNOPSIS

    use Regexp::Common qw /URI/;

    while (<>) {
        /$RE{URI}{WAIS}/       and  print "Contains a WAIS URI.\n";
    }

 

DESCRIPTION

 

$RE{URI}{WAIS}

Returns a pattern that matches WAIS URIs, as defined by RFC 1738. WAIS URIs have the form:

    "wais:" "//" host [ ":" port ] "/" database
                      [ ( "?" search ) | ( "/" wtype "/" wpath ) ]

Under "{-keep}", the following are returned:

$1
The complete URI.
$2
The scheme.
$3
The hostname.
$4
The port, if given.
$5
The database, followed by search or wtype/wpath, if given.
$6
The database.
$7
The part following the database if given, including the question mark or slash.
$8
The search part, if given.
$9
The wtype, if given.
$10
The wpath, if given.
 

REFERENCES

[RFC 1738]
Berners-Lee, Tim, Masinter, L., McCahill, M.: Uniform Resource Locators (URL). December 1994.
 

HISTORY

 $Log: wais.pm,v $
 Revision 2.100  2003/03/12 22:23:14  abigail
 Forced 2.100 revision

 Revision 2.1  2003/03/12 22:22:21  abigail
 WAIS URIs.

 

SEE ALSO

Regexp::Common::URI for other supported URIs.  

AUTHOR

Damian Conway (damian@conway.org)  

MAINTAINANCE

This package is maintained by Abigail (regexp-common@abigail.nl).  

BUGS AND IRRITATIONS

Bound to be plenty.  

COPYRIGHT

     Copyright (c) 2001 - 2003, Damian Conway. All Rights Reserved.
       This module is free software. It may be used, redistributed
      and/or modified under the terms of the Perl Artistic License
            (see http://www.perl.com/perl/misc/Artistic.html)


 

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