Saving downloaded zip file: cpgz file type

Mark Schonewille m.schonewille at
Mon Jun 6 11:22:15 EDT 2011

Hi Keith,

Your zip file is corrupt. First of all, replace "file:" with "binfile:".

It is possible that the revXML external can't cope with binary data. In that case, your zip file will stay corrupt and you'll have to retrieve the data manually.

Best regards,

Mark Schonewille

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On 6 jun 2011, at 17:03, Keith Clarke wrote:

> Hi folks,
> I'm downloading a zip file via a web service call - the file is embedded as a long string within the ...<result><zipFile> node of the XML file, accompanied by a set of nodes that name the (xml text) files that I should find within the zipped payload. 
> So, I save this string out to to disk with...
> put revXMLNodeContents(tTree, tResultNode & "/zipFile/") into URL ""
> This creates a zip file on disk OK, but when when I open the archive, instead of a list of files, I get a .cpgz file - and attempting to open this causes some weird recursion. (I get the same result if I use the URL 'binfile' prefix.)
> What am I doing wrong here - am I using the correct syntax or failing to encode/decode for the zip file definition string?
> Best,
> Keith..

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