[ic] How to include HTTP GET response in an IC page

Peter peter at pajamian.dhs.org
Wed Jul 26 18:09:57 EDT 2006

On 07/26/2006 09:55 AM, DB wrote:
> The tag works if I use it like this:
> [get-url "http://example.com/mypage.xml"]
> ...However if I try
> [calcn]
> 	my $page = $Tag->get_url('http://www.example.com/mypage.xml');
> 	$page =~ m!<string>(.+?)</string>!;
> 	$1;
> [/calcn]
> then all I see is 0

Try it with just the first line in the [calcn] (without the regexp and 
the $1).  That will tell you if it's the get_url that's failing or the 

> I tried escaping the / using

You only have to escape the / if the regexp is bounded by /.  That's why 
I used ! to bound the regexp.

> Can anyone help me figure out what's wrong ?

You may not be able to run it from the calc block, try this:

[tmp result][get_url http://www.example.com/mypage.xml][/tmp]
	$Scratch->{result} =~ m!<string>(.+?)</string>!;


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