"Read" a URL?
Jeanne A. E. DeVoto
revolution at jaedworks.com
Mon Mar 1 00:08:40 CST 2004
At 7:34 PM -0800 2/29/2004, Scott Rossi wrote:
>Is it possible to *read* a Web based file, as opposed to *put*-ting the url
>into a container?
>I'm wondering if it's possible to read the last line of a text file stored
>on the Web, instead of downloading the whole 2MB file into a variable. So
It's not possible to use the read command on a URL, as far as I know.
(If you're talking to a server via HTTP, I believe the protocol
requires you to download the entire file to get access to any of it.)
jeanne a. e. devoto ~ jaed at jaedworks.com
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