A hotfix release for the Finance-YahooQuote Perl module on CPAN is now available. Available Yahoo! Finance decided to change the base URL. My thanks to Nicola Chiapolini who not only noticed but also sent me the one-line patch fixing this:
--- YahooQuote.pm~ 2010-03-27 01:44:10.000000000 +0100 +++ YahooQuote.pm 2015-04-29 11:31:20.407926674 +0200 @@ -34,7 +34,7 @@ $VERSION = '0.24'; ## these variables govern what type of quote the modules is retrieving -$QURLbase = "http://download.finance.yahoo.com/d/quotes.csvr?e=.csv&f="; +$QURLbase = "http://download.finance.yahoo.com/d/quotes.csv?e=.csv&f="; $QURLformat = "snl1d1t1c1p2va2bapomwerr1dyj1x"; # default up to 0.19 $QURLextended = "s7t8e7e8e9r6r7r5b4p6p5j4m3m4"; # new in 0.20 $QURLrealtime = "b2b3k2k1c6m2j3"; # also new in 0.20
If need be, edit your file
YahooQuote.pm by hand.
Having maintained this since 2002 in RCS, I also just created a GitHub repo for it where development/maintenance will now happen.