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## Copyright (C) 2008 Bill Denney
##
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## -*- texinfo -*-
## @deftypefn {Function File} {@var{conn} =} yahoo ()
## @deftypefnx {Function File} {@var{conn} =} yahoo (@var{URL}, @var{ipaddress}, @var{port})
##
## Prepare a Yahoo connection for the fetch command to get Yahoo
## historical quote data.
##
## If given, the @var{URL} must be "http://quote.yahoo.com".  The
## @var{ipaddress} and @var{port} is the proxy ipaddress and port. These
## parameters are currently ignored (with a warning if given).
##
## @seealso{fetch}
## @end deftypefn

## FIXME: Actually use the proxy info if given.

## Author: Bill Denney <bill@denney.ws>
## Created: 17 Aug 2008

function conn = yahoo (url="http://quote.yahoo.com", ipaddr="", port=[])

  if ! strcmpi (url, "http://quote.yahoo.com")
    error ("url must be 'http://quote.yahoo.com'")
  elseif ! (isempty (ipaddr) && isempty (port))
    warning ("Proxy information is currently ignored")
  endif

  conn.url = url;
  conn.ip = ipaddr;
  conn.port = port;

endfunction

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