Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
We don't bite newbies here... much
 
PerlMonks  

Comment on

( #3333=superdoc: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??
Neat idea. A few FYIs:

Requests to perlmonks can be made faster by asking for very small nodes. It's not necessary to use node 109 for login or homenode for /msg (or lastnode_id at all). If a node isn't supplied The Monastery Gates comes back (ouch). The smallest nodes at perlmonks are some empty XML nodes but I usually use the tiny XML xp nodelet at node_id=16046 since it'll probably be there in the future.

If you have a saved cookie file login can be skipped, but either needs to use ignore_discard on the cookies:

$co=new HTTP::Cookies(file=>'./cookie',autosave=>1,ignore_discard=>1);
or set an expires param in the login query:
$url->query_form( op => "login", node_id => "16046", expires=> "+10y" user => $pm_user, passwd => $pm_password );
Also, the size limit on /msg is 255 bytes, so $message needs to be counted and truncated before the print to reflect overflow.

In reply to Re: Send private CB messages through XChat by epoptai
in thread Send private CB messages through XChat by Beatnik

Title:
Use:  <p> text here (a paragraph) </p>
and:  <code> code here </code>
to format your post; it's "PerlMonks-approved HTML":



  • Posts are HTML formatted. Put <p> </p> tags around your paragraphs. Put <code> </code> tags around your code and data!
  • Read Where should I post X? if you're not absolutely sure you're posting in the right place.
  • Please read these before you post! —
  • Posts may use any of the Perl Monks Approved HTML tags:
    a, abbr, b, big, blockquote, br, caption, center, col, colgroup, dd, del, div, dl, dt, em, font, h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6, hr, i, ins, li, ol, p, pre, readmore, small, span, spoiler, strike, strong, sub, sup, table, tbody, td, tfoot, th, thead, tr, tt, u, ul, wbr
  • Outside of code tags, you may need to use entities for some characters:
            For:     Use:
    & &amp;
    < &lt;
    > &gt;
    [ &#91;
    ] &#93;
  • Link using PerlMonks shortcuts! What shortcuts can I use for linking?
  • See Writeup Formatting Tips and other pages linked from there for more info.
  • Log In?
    Username:
    Password:

    What's my password?
    Create A New User
    Chatterbox?
    and the web crawler heard nothing...

    How do I use this? | Other CB clients
    Other Users?
    Others having an uproarious good time at the Monastery: (4)
    As of 2014-10-25 22:08 GMT
    Sections?
    Information?
    Find Nodes?
    Leftovers?
      Voting Booth?

      For retirement, I am banking on:










      Results (149 votes), past polls