get URL behaviour

Dave Cragg dcragg at
Thu Feb 10 16:34:43 EST 2005

On 10 Feb 2005, at 19:57, FlexibleLearning at wrote:

> Can *anyone* shed light on why a 'get url myTextFileURL' command 
> returns
> 'requested' instead of the contents of the text file? Has 
> synchronicity  changed??
> Any insight most gratefully received!
Is this an http or ftp url (i.e. not a file url)?

If so, is "requested" returned in "the result" or in the "it" variable?

I'm asking because "requested" is one of the "states" of the variable 
in libUrl that tracks the status of a  request and eventually is 
returned as "the result". However, it should be set to empty or an 
error message before the request completes.

Can you log the activity (libUrlSetLogField) and see if it reveals 


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