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#!/usr/bin/perl -w # Steven Rutter <scribe@ziplip.com> use IO::Socket; use strict; if ($#ARGV < 0) { die "usage: $0 <symbol>\n" } my $symbol = $ARGV[0]; my $server = 'quote.yahoo.com'; my $serverPort = '80'; my $get = "/d/quotes.cgi?s=$symbol&f=sl1d1t1c1ohgv&e=.csv"; my $remote = new IO::Socket::INET ( Proto=>'tcp', PeerAddr=>$server, PeerPort=>$serverPort, Reuse=>1 ) or die $!; $remote -> autoflush(1); print $remote "GET $get HTTP/1.0\n\n"; my $quote; while ( my $raw = <$remote>) { # "USVOE.OB",2.75,"4/12/2000","4:00PM",-0.3125,3.0625,3.160000,2.656 +25,538100 # symb, price, lastTrade, lastTradeTime, change, high, low, volume if ( $raw =~ /\"/ ) { $quote = $raw; } } close $remote; $quote =~ s/\"//g; $quote =~ s/^M//g; chomp $quote; my @qarray = split(/,/, $quote); print "(( $qarray[0] $qarray[1] $qarray[4] ) ( $qarray[7] -- $qarray[ +6] ) ( Vol: $qarray[8] ))\n";

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