Re: Re: ftp from mathematica code

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg74890] Re: [mg74813] Re: ftp from mathematica code*From*: "厉正吉" <zhengji.li at gmail.com>*Date*: Tue, 10 Apr 2007 05:16:24 -0400 (EDT)

I do not know if Mathematica could "post" some data in HTTP, though it can "get" in HTTP. On 4/6/07, Hans Michel <hmichel at cox.net> wrote: > > I Kantian: > > What David Bailey refers to is an easily found Mathematica function called > GetURL (Don't recall if it is built in or not). > > I don't recall at which Mathematica version the Import command could fetch > straight to a URI that is none local but in version 5.2 and possibly 5.1 > Import["ftp..."] will do. > > So for example > Import["ftp://ftp.microsoft.com/developr/readme.txt";] > Will place the content of this readme file to the next output. > > You can look up all the Import Options and how to assign the stream etc. > > This is documented in "1.11.7 Exchanging Material with the Web" of the > Help > Document. > > Additionally the website that David sent you to refers to how to configure > your URI for a particular service type. It could be that the ftp site you > require needs a user name and password if so follow the instructs at the > site David supplied. > > Also look up ImportString[], GetURL, and search this user group as this > question has been asked. I just don't recall when. > > For example again using the Microsoft ftp site > > g = Import[ > " > ftp://ftp.microsoft.com/deskapps/games/public/Screenshots/Asherons_Call/snap0111.jpg > ", > "JPEG"] > > Show[g] > Should show a jpeg image. > > GetURL has an older functionality meaning that in some version of > Mathematica Import["ftp...."] will not work where as GetURL has been > around > since J/Link I think. > See here http://library.wolfram.com/examples/GetURL/ > > Even without these function on Unix, Linux, DOS, ... if a command line ftp > client was availble you could redirect output of the shell command to > Mathematica. > > Hans > > <ikantian at yahoo.com> wrote in message news:ev2bgk$klo$1 at smc.vnet.net... > > Can you just give me the function, perhaps? & still don't exactly see > > how this would work getting a file from within Mathematica code. > > Thx. > > > > > > On Apr 4, 1:07 am, David Bailey <dave at Remove_Thisdbailey.co.uk> wrote: > >> ikant... at yahoo.com wrote: > >> > is it possible to ftp (get) a file from within either/both a > >> > mathematica notebook code or/and an m file code running on the > command > >> > line (should be equivalent, right?). > >> > thx for any help. > >> > >> My SuperWidgetPackage(SWP) (whose main purpose is to simplify the > >> creation of GUI's) contains a function GetURL that will do what you > >> want. If you need to quote a password, use the syntax described > >> here:http://www.lugaru.com/man/URL.Syntax.html. > >> > >> The SWP can be downloaded for free from my website. > >> > >> David Baileyhttp://www.dbaileyconsultancy.co.uk > > > > > > > > > -- Li Zhengji ------------------------------------------------------------- If all you have is a hammer, everything is a nail. -------------------------------------------------------------