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NAME

Regexp::Common::URI::news -- Returns a pattern for file URIs.

SYNOPSIS

    use Regexp::Common qw /URI/;

    while (<>) {
        /$RE{URI}{news}/       and  print "Contains a news URI.\n";
    }

DESCRIPTION

$RE{URI}{news}

Returns a pattern that matches news URIs, as defined by RFC 1738. News URIs have the form:

    "news:" ( "*" | group | article "@" host )

Under {-keep}, the following are returned:

$1

The complete URI.

$2

The scheme.

$3

The part of the URI following "news://".

$RE{URI}{NNTP}

Returns a pattern that matches NNTP URIs, as defined by RFC 1738. NNTP URIs have the form:

    "nntp://" host [ ":" port ] "/" group [ "/" digits ]

Under {-keep}, the following are returned:

$1

The complete URI.

$2

The scheme.

$3

The part of the URI following "nntp://".

$4

The host and port, separated by a colon. If no port was given, just the host.

$5

The host.

$6

The port, if given.

$7

The group.

$8

The digits, if given.

REFERENCES

[RFC 1738]

Berners-Lee, Tim, Masinter, L., McCahill, M.: Uniform Resource Locators (URL). December 1994.

SEE ALSO

Regexp::Common::URI for other supported URIs.

AUTHOR

Damian Conway (damian@conway.org)

MAINTAINANCE

This package is maintained by Abigail (regexp-common@abigail.be).

BUGS AND IRRITATIONS

Bound to be plenty.

LICENSE and COPYRIGHT

This software is Copyright (c) 2001 - 2009, Damian Conway and Abigail.

This module is free software, and maybe used under any of the following licenses:

 1) The Perl Artistic License.     See the file COPYRIGHT.AL.
 2) The Perl Artistic License 2.0. See the file COPYRIGHT.AL2.
 3) The BSD Licence.               See the file COPYRIGHT.BSD.
 4) The MIT Licence.               See the file COPYRIGHT.MIT.