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NAME ^

HTTP::Async::Polite - politely process multiple HTTP requests

SYNOPSIS ^

See HTTP::Async - the usage is unchanged.

DESCRIPTION ^

This HTTP::Async module allows you to have many requests going on at once. This can be very rude if you are fetching several pages from the same domain. This module add limits to the number of simultaneous requests to a given domain and adds an interval between the requests.

In all other ways it is identical in use to the original HTTP::Async.

NEW METHODS ^

send_interval

Getter and setter for the send_interval - the time in seconds to leave between each request for a given domain. By default this is set to 5 seconds.

OVERLOADED METHODS ^

These methods are overloaded but otherwise work exactly as the original methods did. The docs here just describe what they do differently.

new

Sets the send_interval value to the default of 5 seconds.

add_with_opts

Adds the request to the correct queue depending on the domain.

to_send_count

Returns the number of requests waiting to be sent. This is the number in the actual queue plus the number in each domain specific queue.

SEE ALSO ^

HTTP::Async - the module that this one is based on.

AUTHOR ^

Edmund von der Burg <evdb@ecclestoad.co.uk>.

http://www.ecclestoad.co.uk/

LICENCE AND COPYRIGHT ^

Copyright (c) 2006, Edmund von der Burg <evdb@ecclestoad.co.uk>. All rights reserved.

This module is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.

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