Get (download and assemble into HTML, then zip with images) machine translated patents from the Japanese Patent Office, specifically the Industrial Property Digital Library at the National Center For Industrial Property Information and Training.
set up the methods available for each document type
makes a HTTP::Request
Translation download and assembly. Many HTTP requests are made; failure is not uncommon and eval() trapping is recommended.
internal helper method, processes a common HTML CGI form
internal helper method, passes a regular expression to hunt a web page for the next link of interest. could upgrade to TokeParser ...
internal helper method, saves an image object obtained from JPO
You get what you pay for.
hash with keys of two letter acronyms, values of the dates covered
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