[erlang-questions] Having trouble with httpc

Samuel Barney <>
Tue Sep 15 18:53:00 CEST 2015


To clarify, is there a way for me to access a url that ends with '.xml'

On Tue, Sep 15, 2015 at 10:52 AM, Samuel Barney <>
wrote:

> I just tried hitting a different page, and it worked just fine. I do have
> the http://, but I think the error is that the url ends in '.xml'. Is
> there a way to get around that?
>
> Respectfully,
> Samuel Barney
>
> On Tue, Sep 15, 2015 at 10:48 AM, Drew Varner <>
> wrote:
>
>> Samuel,
>>
>> You need to make sure you have a compete URI, for example “
>> http://www.google.com”.
>>
>> It looks like you forget the “http://“ portion.
>>
>> See
>> https://github.com/erlang/otp/blob/a2670f0822fc6729df956c8ec8c381340ff0a5fb/lib/inets/src/http_lib/http_uri.erl#L137-L139
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Drew
>>
>> On Sep 15, 2015, at 6:43 PM, Samuel Barney <> wrote:
>>
>> I'm trying to use httpc:request/1, but every single time I call it I get
>> a no_scheme error. I've started inets, and all of the examples I've found
>> say I am doing it correctly. Has anyone had this error before, and how did
>> you resolve it?
>>
>> Respectfully,
>> Samuel Barney
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