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Manual Reference Pages  -  NET::TRACKBACK::PING (3)

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NAME

Net::Trackback::Ping - an object representing a Trackback ping.

CONTENTS

SYNOPSIS



 use Net::Trackback::Client;
 use Net::Trackback::Ping;
 my $ping = Net::Trackback::Ping->new();
 $ping->title(Net::Trackback Test);
 $ping->url(http://search.cpan.org/search?query=Trackback);
 $ping->ping_url(http://www.movabletype.org/mt/trackback/62);
 my $client = Net::Trackback::Client->new();
 my $msg = $client->send_ping($ping);
 print $msg->to_xml;



METHODS

Net::Trackback::Ping->new([$hashref]) Constuctor method. It will initialize the object if passed a hash reference. Recognized keys are url, ping_url, id, title, excerpt, and blogname. These keys correspond to the methods like named methods.
Net::Trackback::Ping->parse($CGI) A method that extracts ping data from an HTTP request and returns a ping object. In the event a bad ping has been passed in the method will return undef. USe the errstr method to retrieve the error message. One required parameter, a reference to a CGI object or some other that has a param method that works just like it. See the list of recognized keys in the new method.
$ping->url([$url]) Accessor to a resource URL. Passing in an optional string parameter sets the value. This value is required to make a ping.
$ping->ping_url([$url]) Accessor to the URL to ping with the resource’s Trackback information. Passing in an optional string parameter sets the value. This value is required to make a ping.
$ping->id([$id]) Accessor to the remote resource ID that is to be pinged. Passing in an optional string parameter sets the value.
$ping->title([$title]) Accessor to the title of resource that is to be pinged. Passing in an optional string parameter sets the value.
$ping->excerpt([$excerpt]); A brief plain text description of the resource at the other end of the url. Passing in an optional string parameter sets the value.

<B>NOTE:B> While the Trackback specification doesn’t specify a limit to the size of an excerpt, some implementations do. For instance as of Movable Type 3.14, Trackback excerpts cannot exceed 255 characters.

$ping->blog_name([$source]); Accessor to the source of the ping. Passing in an optional string parameter sets the value.
$ping->to_hash Returns a hash of the object’s current state.
$ping->to_urlencoded Returns a URL encoded string of the object’s current state.

    Errors

This module is a subclass of Class::ErrorHandler and inherits two methods for passing error message back to a caller.
Class->error($message)
$object->error($message) Sets the error message for either the class Class or the object $object to the message $message. Returns undef.
Class->errstr
$object->errstr Accesses the last error message set in the class Class or the object $object, respectively, and returns that error message.

AUTHOR & COPYRIGHT

Please see the Net::Trackback manpage for author, copyright, and license information.

POD ERRORS

Hey! <B>The above document had some coding errors, which are explained below:B>
Around line 76: =begin without a target?
Around line 96: ’=item’ outside of any ’=over’
Around line 156: You forgot a ’=back’ before ’=head2’
Around line 161: ’=item’ outside of any ’=over’
Around line 175: You forgot a ’=back’ before ’=head1’
Around line 182: ’=end’ without a target?
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