How do I find a file on http://url_path/filename

Wed Apr 9 05:45:26 CEST 2003

Yes. That works for what I want to do.  Thanks.

btw, I was trying to find 'this function' in places in the docs
related to opening a file.
I always thought that 'opening a file' is a useful 'abstract notion'.
i.e. I should be able to say
   open_file( disk_file_path, options),
or open_file( url_file_path, options).
Instead of writing two completely different 'forms' like in this case.

But anyway, just a thought.  As long as I can solve my
immediate problem, I can live with this function.
Thanks again for the pointer,

On Tue, 8 Apr 2003, Chris Pressey wrote:

> On Tue, 8 Apr 2003 20:47:31 -0400 (EDT)
> HP Wei <hp@REDACTED> wrote:
> > I am a bit lost in the huge amount of docs.
> > (It will get better when I am exposed to it for a while.)
> > For now,
> > Please tell me where I could find the module for doing:
> >
> > (1) check if a file exists on http://url_path/filename?
> > (2) retrieve that file to a local disk.
> >
> > thanks,
> Is this something like what you're looking for?
> 1> http:request_sync(get,{"",[]}).

> It doesn't look like the http client module is documented yet.
> -Chris

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