p5-Parse-HTTP-UserAgent-0.42.txz


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Description

p5-Parse-HTTP-UserAgent - Parser for the User Agent string

Property Value
Distribution FreeBSD 11
Repository FreeBSD Ports Latest amd64
Package filename p5-Parse-HTTP-UserAgent-0.42.txz
Package name p5-Parse-HTTP-UserAgent
Package version 0.42
Package release -
Package architecture amd64
Package type txz
Category perl5 www
Homepage https://metacpan.org/release/Parse-HTTP-UserAgent
License GPLv1+, ART10
Maintainer sunpoet@FreeBSD.org
Download size 28.24 KB
Installed size 81.93 KB
Parse::HTTP::UserAgent implements a rules-based parser and tries to identify
MSIE, FireFox, Opera, Safari & Chrome first. It then tries to identify Mozilla,
Netscape, Robots and the rest will be tried with a generic parser. There is also
a structure dumper, useful for debugging.
User agent strings are a complete mess since there is no standard format for
them. They can be in various formats and can include more or less information
depending on the vendor's (or the user's) choice. Also, it is not dependable
since it is some arbitrary identification string. Any user agent can fake
another. So, why deal with such a useless mess? You may want to see the choice
of your visitors and can get some reliable data (even if some are fake) and
generate some nice charts out of them or just want to send an HttpOnly cookie if
the user agent seems to support it (and send a normal one if this is not the
case). However, browser sniffing for client-side coding is considered a bad
habit.
WWW: https://metacpan.org/release/Parse-HTTP-UserAgent

Alternatives

Package Version Architecture Repository
p5-Parse-HTTP-UserAgent-0.42.txz 0.42 i386 FreeBSD Ports Quarterly
p5-Parse-HTTP-UserAgent-0.42.txz 0.42 amd64 FreeBSD Ports Quarterly
p5-Parse-HTTP-UserAgent-0.42.txz 0.42 i386 FreeBSD Ports Latest
p5-Parse-HTTP-UserAgent - - -

Requires

Name Value
p5-JSON = 2.97.001
p5-XML-Simple = 2.25
p5-YAML = 1.27
perl5 = 5.28.1_1

Download

Type URL
Mirror pkg.freebsd.org
Binary Package p5-Parse-HTTP-UserAgent-0.42.txz
Source Package www/p5-Parse-HTTP-UserAgent

Install Howto

Install p5-Parse-HTTP-UserAgent txz package:

# pkg install p5-Parse-HTTP-UserAgent

See Also

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p5-Parse-PMFile-0.36.txz Perl extension to parses .pm file as PAUSE does
p5-Parse-PerlConfig-0.05_3.txz Perl5 module to use perl scripts as config files
p5-Parse-PhoneNumber-1.9_1.txz Parse phone numbers
p5-Parse-PlainConfig-3.05.txz Perl module to use plain config files
p5-Parse-Range-0.96_1.txz Parses range definitions and returns an array
p5-Parse-RecDescent-1.967015.txz Recursive descent parsing framework for Perl
p5-Parse-Snort-0.9.txz Parse and create Snort rules
p5-Parse-Syslog-1.10_1.txz Perl5 routines that present a simple interface to parse syslog files
p5-Parse-Syslog-Mail-0.17_1.txz Parse log messages generated by various MTAs
p5-Parse-VarName-0.03.txz Routines to parse variable name
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