Provided by: libnews-scan-perl_0.53-4_all
News::Scan::Article - collect information about news articles
use News::Scan::Article; my $art = News::Scan::Article->new( ARG, [ OPTIONS, ] SCAN );
This module provides a derived class of "Mail::Internet" whose objects are suitable for digesting Usenet news articles.
new ( ARG, [ OPTIONS, ] SCAN-OBJ ) The "ARG" and "OPTIONS" parameters are identical to those required by "Mail::Internet", except "ARG" is required. See Mail::Internet. The "SCAN" parameter should be a "News::Scan" object. See News::Scan. If the article falls into the period of interest for "SCAN", the object is returned, else "undef".
group ( [ SCAN-OBJ ] ) Sets or returns an object's group depending on whether "SCAN-OBJ" is present. author Returns the article's author represented as a "Mail::Address" object. message_id Returns the article's Message-ID. subject Returns the article's subject. newsgroups Returns the list of newsgroups this article was posted to. size Returns the size of this article in bytes. header_size Returns the size of this article's header in bytes. header_lines Returns the number of lines consumed in this article by headers. body_size Returns the size of this article's body in bytes. body_lines Returns the number of lines consumed in this article by the body. orig_size Returns the size of this article's original content in bytes. See "QuoteRE" in News::Scan. orig_lines Returns the number of lines consumed in this article by original content. Keep in mind that original content is a subset of the body. sig_size Returns the size of this article'ss signature in bytes. sig_lines Returns the number of lines consumed in this article by the signature.
News::Scan, Mail::Internet, Mail::Address
Greg Bacon <email@example.com>
Copyright (c) 1997 Greg Bacon. All Rights Reserved. This library is free software. You may distribute and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.