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12.11. LWP::Simple and LWP

LWP::Simple is, well, simple.

LWP on the other hand enables you to do a lot of things

  • Setting the User Agent

  • Support for cookies

  • Authentication

  • Proxy Servers

  • Parse HTML

  • Write robots

But is it not simple.

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