Ben Bullock > IP-China > IP::China

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NAME ^

IP::China - decide whether an internet address is from China

SYNOPSIS ^

    use IP::China 'chinese_ip';
    if (chinese_ip ('127.0.0.1')) {
        print '你好';
    }

FUNCTIONS ^

chinese_ip

    my $is_chinese = chinese_ip ('255.255.255.255');

Given an internet protocol string, decide whether it is Chinese or not. The return value is a true value (-1) if the address is from China, and a false value (0) if the address is not from China.

UPDATES ^

The module will be periodically updated. Allocated addresses for China may change. The script to build updates is included in the git repository for this distribution. Please refer to Makefile.PL for the git repository URL.

The script also includes some errata for the MaxMind list.

SEE ALSO ^

http://www.lemoda.net/networking/block-china/ contains an article and some links to further information.

AUTHOR ^

Ben Bullock, <bkb@cpan.org>

COPYRIGHT ^

This product includes GeoLite data created by MaxMind, available from http://www.maxmind.com. The GeoLite databases are distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. All of the GeoLite data is in the file block-china-data.c of the distribution.

All other files are copyright (C) 2013 Ben Bullock. You can use, copy, modify and redistribute these files under the Perl Artistic Licence or the GNU General Public Licence.

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