Business::ISBN::Data(3User Contributed Perl DocumentatiBusiness::ISBN::Data(3)NAMEBusiness::ISBN::Data - data pack for Business::ISBN
You don't need to load this module yourself in most cases.
"Business::ISBN" will load it when it loads.
These data are generated from the RangeMessage.xml file provided by the
ISBN Agency. You can retrieve this yourself at
<http://www.isbn-international.org/agency?rmxml=1>. This file is
included as part of the distribution and should be installed at
If you want to use a different RangeMessage.xml file, you can set the
"ISBN_RANGE_MESSAGE" environment variable to the alternate location
before you load "Business::ISBN". This way, you can use the latest (or
even earlier) data without having to install something new or wait for
an update to this module.
If the default RangeMessage.xml or your alternate one is not available,
the module falls back to data included in Data.pm. However, that data
is likely to be older data.
The data are in %Business::ISBN::country_data (although the "country"
part is historical). If you want to see where the data are from, check
This module lives in the Github repository with Business::ISBN:
If you have something to add, create a fork on Github and send a pull
brian d foy, "<firstname.lastname@example.org>"
Yakov Shafranovich updated the data in October 2008.
Daniel Jakubik updated the data in July 2012.
COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE
Copyright (c) 2002-2012, brian d foy, All Rights Reserved.
You may redistribute this under the same terms as Perl itself.
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