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From Fred Moyer <f...@taperfriendlymusic.org>
Subject Re: [patch] Passing an existing request object to shortcuts methods
Date Wed, 17 Oct 2007 03:40:15 GMT
Stas Bekman wrote:
> Geoffrey Young wrote:
>>
>> Stas Bekman wrote:
>>> I was trying to get GET, POST and other Apache::TestRequest methods to
>>> accept a pre-existing HTTP::Request object, rather than pass arguments
>>> that will construct one.
>>>
>>> The reason, I was trying to use HTML::TreeBuilder and
>>> HTTP::Request::Form to fill-out a form and submit that, rather than raw
>>> POST, e.g.:
>>
>> have you tried mech for this?  I haven't but have always wanted to
>>
>>   http://search.cpan.org/dist/WWW-Mechanize/
> 
> What difference does it make?

There's some great syntactic sugar that make submitting forms relatively 
  painless.  I've used it in my A::T programs by grabbing the port 
number from the config hash and used a WWW::Mechanize->new object to do 
the calls.

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