go stack URL
jiml at netrin.com
Thu Jul 19 23:24:36 EDT 2007
You have a stack 'mystack.rev' which has a player having a filename of
You upload both to a webserver.
Then you build a client app that calls:
go stack URL "http://www.example.org/data/mystack.rev"
The stack gets downloaded into memory. At this point its long name is
simply the the short name of the stack and it has no filename since it
hasn't been saved locally.
In order to get the player to play, you'd need to change its filename
Easy enough. Since you called the stack in the first place with the 'go
stack' command you could have previously extracted the movie's path
from the stack's pathname.
This is a longwinded prologue to a simple question.
Is there any other method to know from whence a downloaded stack came?
Does Rev, itself, keep some internal address of a stack's location that
has been loaded into memory from an URL?
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