Edward Kawas
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NAME

LS - Perl module for building clients and servers which resolve and perform metadata queries on LSIDs.

SYNOPSIS

 use LS::ID;
 use LS::Locator;

 $lsid = LS::ID->new(
    'urn:lsid:biomoby.org:servicetype:Retrieval:2001-09-21T16-00-00Z'
     );

 $locator = LS::Locator->new();
 $authority = $locator->resolveAuthority($lsid);

 $resource = $authority->getResource($lsid);

 $data = $resource->getData();
 
 $response = $data->response();

 # $response is a filehandle, so you can use it as with any other

 print <$response>;

DESCRIPTION

The LS module is used for building clients and servers which resolve LSIDs and perform metadata queries on LSIDs. More information on LSIDs can be found at http://www.omg.org/cgi-bin/doc?dtc/04-05-01

makeAccessorMethods( $methodList, $package )

 Creates default accessor methods for an array ref of method names
 in the package specified by $package

SEE ALSO

LS::ID, LS::Locator, LS::Authority, LS::Resource, LS::Service, LS::SOAP::Service, LS::HTTP::Service, http://www.omg.org/cgi-bin/doc?dtc/04-05-01, http://oss.software.ibm.com/developerworks/projects/lsid

AUTHOR

IBM

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE

Copyright (c) 2002,2003 IBM Corporation All rights reserved. This program and the accompanying materials are made available under the terms of the Common Public License v1.0 which accompanies this distribution, and is available at http://www.opensource.org/licenses/cpl.php

NAME

LS::Base - This package is the base package that all other LS packages inherit from.

VARIABLES

A list of variables used in this package.

$_ERR

 Package error string.

$_STACK_TRACE

 Holds the Carp stack traces
 

appendError( $extraMessage )

 Appends additional information to the error string
 Parameters - $extraMessage, Required. The additional information to store.

recordError( $errorMessage ) - Records the message in the class's error string

 Parameters - $errorMessage, Required. The message to be stored in the class's
 rror string.

addStackTrace( )

 Appends a Carp stack trace to the error string
 

getStackTrace( )

 Retrieves a copy (in the form of an arrayref) of the 
 stack traces associated with this object.

 Returns - An arrayref that is a COPY of the arrayref containing
 all of the stack traces.

hasStackTrace( )

 Determins whether or not a stack trace is present

 Returns - True if there is a stack trace
                   False / undef if no stack trace is available

clearStackTrace( )

 Clears the stack trace
 

errorString( )

 Returns one of two error strings:

 1. if the class has been blessed in to a reference, the internal
 class error string is returned.
 2. if the class has not been blessed in to a reference, the package
 error string is returned.

 These values may be undef if no error has occured.
 

error_string( )

 Synonym for errorString
 

errorDetails( )

 Returns the complete error with all applicable 
 stack traces.

 Returns - A very detailed error message
 

SEE ALSO

LS::ID, LS::Locator, LS::Authority, LS::Resource, LS::Service, LS::SOAP::Service, LS::HTTP::Service, http://www.omg.org/cgi-bin/doc?dtc/04-05-01, http://oss.software.ibm.com/developerworks/projects/lsid

AUTHOR

IBM

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE

Copyright (c) 2002,2003 IBM Corporation All rights reserved. This program and the accompanying materials are made available under the terms of the Common Public License v1.0 which accompanies this distribution, and is available at http://www.opensource.org/licenses/cpl.php