HTTP::OAI::Identify(3) Provide access to an OAI Identify response


use HTTP::OAI::Identify;
my $i = new HTTP::OAI::Identify(
adminEmail=>'[email protected]',
for( $i->adminEmail ) {
print $_, "\n";


$i = new HTTP::OAI::Identify(-baseURL=>''[, adminEmail=>$email, protocolVersion=>'2.0', repositoryName=>'myarchive'])
This constructor method returns a new instance of the OAI::Identify module.
Return the original version of the OAI response, according to the given XML namespace.
Returns an HTTP::Headers object. Use $headers->header('headername') to retrive field values.
$burl = $i->baseURL([$burl])
$eds = $i->earliestDatestamp([$eds])
$gran = $i->granularity([$gran])
$version = $i->protocolVersion($version)
$name = $i->repositoryName($name)
Returns and optionally sets the relevent header. NOTE: protocolVersion will always be '2.0'. Use $i->version to find out the protocol version used by the repository.
@addys = $i->adminEmail([$email])
@cmps = $i->compression([$cmp])
Returns and optionally adds to the multi-value headers.
@dl = $i->description([$d])
Returns the description list and optionally appends a new description $d. Returns an array ref of HTTP::OAI::Descriptions, or an empty ref if there are no description.
$d = $i->next
Returns the next description or undef if no more description left.
$dom = $i->toDOM
Returns a XML::DOM object representing the Identify response.