in reply to LWP::UserAgent lengthy download

. If I restrict the search to a small number of results the delay is manageable. However the more items the more lengthy the delay.

If you can restrict the search, can you not split the required search into several restricted searches and do them serially? That'd allow you to display the intermediate results as you get them, and so reduce the pregnant pause up front. Possibly at the cost of taking slightly longer overall.

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