Monitoring a FileMaker Post

Bill Marriott wjm at
Sat Jul 7 14:52:25 EDT 2007


> [...] I'd like some feedback on the status of  the connection and the 
> extraction as it's progressing so that I know  that it hasn't died or gone 
> off into outer space.

Since the post command is a "blocking" one -- everything halts until it 
completes -- I don't think there's a way for you to monitor the status of 
downloads of information retrieved by it.

- Bill

> I'm using Revolution to send queries to extract data from a remote 
> FileMaker database running on a Mac.  The version of FileMaker is 6 
> Unlimited.  My post is simple.  It looks like this.
> post thePost to url theURL

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