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Re: IO::socket module or creating by hand

by jettero (Monsignor)
on Jun 14, 2010 at 10:37 UTC ( #844558=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to IO::socket module or creating by hand

Perl's biggest strength is the CPAN. If you're thinking about opening a socket at all, you're probably missing something. If the socket endpoint is a webserver, look at WWW::Mechanize or LWP. If you're hoping to do SMTP, look at Net::SMTP or MIME::Lite.

That said, the choice between "by hand" and IO::Socket should be pretty clear, but between the CPAN and IO::Socket you should choose something from the CPAN.

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