http client file download? 
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 http client file download?

Most likely your problem is mime types... make sure your server has a mime
type listing for the extension of the file you are serving. If it doesn't
then it will spit out
garbage on the request.

Michael Muldner
Academic Computing Specialist
Acadia Institute for Teaching and Technology [Sandbox]
Acadia University, NS Canada
(902) 585 1774

http://www.*-*-*.com/ ~mmuldner/


> Does anyone know how to download a file using something like LWP?
> I can retrieve and submit using post, however, when I want to retrieve
> a special non-html file (you know when you are in a browser and it
> asks you to save a file that your are downloading) I get an error.
> Can maybe I need some special  Accept command in my headers?

> Any help is appreciated!

Fri, 13 Jul 2001 03:00:00 GMT  
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