as for the prob i got it working, all it needed was ;
my $content = get $url;
my $content = get($url);
Really? I find that hard to believe:
Update: I stand corrected. Had not really understood what the issue was about, out of only reading superficially. Shame on me! Rest of post fundamentally irrelevant now.
$ perl -MLWP::Simple -e 'print get "http://blazar.perlmonk.org/"'
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="iso-8859-1"?>
PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" lang="en-US" xml:lang="en-U
<head><title>Michele "blazar" Dondi's home @ Perlmonk.or
<meta name="keywords" content="Michele, Dondi, blazar" />
<meta name="robots" content="index,follow" />
</head><body><h1>Michele "blazar" Dondi's home @ Perlmon
<p>I've always been half hearted about blogs. I still am. Well, ye
of. However I've started writing one, with a much irregular freque
who cares? Of course, it <em>had</em> to have <code>perl</code> in the
domain name: in fact <a href="http://use.perl.org/~blazar/journal/">it
use Perl</a>. And I'm writing more ore less anything that springs
<p><small>(The following is all that was here before I added the secti
above. Not much, eh?)</small></p>
<p>No, there's nothing here yet. You'll find something more, b
+ut not too much,
$ perl -MO=Deparse,-p -MLWP::Simple -e 'print get "http://blazar.perlm
-e syntax OK