Geo::Coder::YahooPlaceFinder ?

Dave Hodgkinson davehodg at
Wed Jul 7 04:35:56 BST 2010

On 7 Jul 2010, at 02:21, Kaoru wrote:
> My question is what features should it have? The current
> Geo::Coder::Yahoo module is very simple - it just fetches a data
> structure with LWP, parses it with an XML parser, and it's done. The
> POD then tells you what the returned data structure looks like, and
> gives you some idea what the various keys mean. Is that enough? Should
> it do more? Do people want OO "locations" or are hashrefs fine?

I've been told that returning the data structure is a Bad Thing as the
data supplier may mess with it and Screw Things Up. So methods everywhere.

Also, what do other modules supply? Is there a Google equivalent?

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