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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • I just hate to see stuff like this. It makes me cringe.

    What was wrong with Google's lovely simple XML interface, where you simply replaced the word "search" for "xml" in the querystring, and got nice XML back detailing everything such a SOAP response would? (you can no longer do this without paying for the service, but I believe it's still there) Do we really need the SOAP layer on top of this? Is plain HTTP and a smattering of XML really that much harder than an API?

    I feel like such an old fart when I se