[erlang-questions] is there a generic file fetcher anywhere?

Miles Fidelman <>
Tue Nov 18 12:37:28 CET 2014

Joe Armstrong wrote:
> Hello,
> Has anybody written a "generic file fetcher" - I'd like to fetch files
> or collections of files from various remote locations (Git, SVG, HTTP, FTP etc)
> handling proxies etc. on the way

Sounds like you're looking for an erlang version of curl (which does, I 
believe, talk git's API).

Maybe run curl through a port?

Miles Fidelman

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