"Read" a URL?
rcozens at pon.net
Tue Mar 2 08:05:38 CST 2004
> > 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.)
>actually i'm not sure how the read command works, nor how the libUrl
>stuff works, but there is the ability to byte-request on some http
>servers (not certain if it's an enhancement to http or to specific
>servers, but i have seen it used in many client-side programs)..
'get URL "binfile:someImage.jpg"' loads the entire image file into it
'get URL "http://www.example.org/index.html"' loads the index file
But, Rev Dictionary says of "put it into URL
"http://www.example.com/file"': "Most web servers do not allow you to
upload via HTTP."
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