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Re: Re: ftp from mathematica code

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg74921] Re: Re: ftp from mathematica code
  • From: "Hans Michel" <hmichel at cox.net>
  • Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2007 01:59:33 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <evfkpl$76h$1@smc.vnet.net>

I am not sure what you are asking; but I refer you to webMathematica.

Also see this information from the webMathematica documentation.

http://documents.wolfram.com/webmathematica/v2/index_9_5.html

Hans
"???" <zhengji.li at gmail.com> wrote in message 
news:evfkpl$76h$1 at smc.vnet.net...
>I do not know if Mathematica could "post" some data in HTTP, though it can
> "get" in HTTP.
>
> On 4/6/07, Hans Michel <hmichel at cox.net> wrote:
>>
>> I Kantian:
>>
>> What David Bailey refers to is an easily found Mathematica function 
>> called
>> GetURL (Don't recall if it is built in or not).
>>
>> I don't recall at which Mathematica version the Import command could 
>> fetch
>> straight to a URI that is none local but in version 5.2 and possibly 5.1
>> Import["ftp..."] will do.
>>
>> So for example
>> Import["ftp://ftp.microsoft.com/developr/readme.txt";]
>> Will place the content of this readme file to the next output.
>>
>> You can look up all the Import Options and how to assign the stream etc.
>>
>> This is documented in "1.11.7 Exchanging Material with the Web" of the
>> Help
>> Document.
>>
>> Additionally the website that David sent you to refers to how to 
>> configure
>> your URI for a particular service type. It could be that the ftp site you
>> require needs a user name and password if so follow the instructs at the
>> site David supplied.
>>
>> Also look up ImportString[], GetURL, and search this user group as this
>> question has been asked. I just don't recall when.
>>
>> For example again using the Microsoft ftp site
>>
>> g = Import[
>> "
>> ftp://ftp.microsoft.com/deskapps/games/public/Screenshots/Asherons_Call/snap0111.jpg
>> ",
>> "JPEG"]
>>
>> Show[g]
>> Should show  a jpeg image.
>>
>> GetURL has an older functionality meaning that in some version of
>> Mathematica Import["ftp...."] will not work where as GetURL has been
>> around
>> since J/Link I think.
>> See here http://library.wolfram.com/examples/GetURL/
>>
>> Even without these function on Unix, Linux, DOS, ... if a command line 
>> ftp
>> client was availble you could redirect output of the shell command to
>> Mathematica.
>>
>> Hans
>>
>> <ikantian at yahoo.com> wrote in message news:ev2bgk$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.
> -------------------------------------------------------------
> 



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