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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
> >
> >
> >
>
>
>


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