downloading non-compressed files

Neven Has haski at sezampro.yu
Thu May 29 09:16:25 PDT 2003

On Sat, May 24, 2003 at 11:58:49AM -0600, Gerard Beekmans wrote:
> On May 23, 2003 01:08 pm, Gerard Beekmans wrote:
> > during unpack if <reference> is used anyways because if the file doens't
> > exist on the server, it returns something anyways (a html formatted error
> > message). This probably won't happen when FTP it used, but it does happen
> > when HTTP is used. I haven't looked into it much but I suppose curl can be
> > told to not write a file if an error like 404 is returned.
> The <download> tag by Vassili handles non-existant files properly.
> Neven are you planning on integrating the download patch into the
> next nALFS? As well as fixing up the <reference> part of the
> <unpack> code?

Yup, <download> will be in the next version.  Which I hope to release
until the end of the year. ;)  (I haven't coded for months, that ugly,
not-at-all-positive laziness got me. :)


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