WWW::Dict - Base class for WWW::Dict::* modules.
This document describes WWW::Dict version 0.0.1
use WWW::Dict; my $dict = WWW::Dict->new('Zdic'); my $definition = $dict->define( $word ); print YAML::Dump( $definition )
This module is the base class for WWW::Dict::* modules, also a loder class for them. It doesn't query to any dictionary website itself, but only dispatch request to a proper subclass.
Contructor, as usual, also a loader. You have to pass a string representing the dict site you want to load. It should be the same as one of the names under WWW::Dict::* namespace. For example, "Zdic" is a proper value.
Query the dictionary website for the definition of word. Return a hashref with various keys depending on the acutal underlying module. Please see the document of those modules for it's keys.
(Note: this might be changed to adapt a proper super-set of keys, or return the definition as an object. However, so far it's still unclear how complicated it could be, so I just keep it simple for now.)
No bugs have been reported.
Please report any bugs or feature requests to
email@example.com, or through the web interface at http://rt.cpan.org.
Copyright (c) 2006, Kang-min Liu
<firstname.lastname@example.org>. All rights reserved.
This module is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself. See perlartistic.
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