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Re: Help with HTLoadAbsolute...

From: Henrik Frystyk Nielsen <frystyk@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 14 Jul 1999 10:55:30 -0400
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To: Marco Ariano <marco.ariano@pipercreek.com>
Cc: www-lib@w3.org
At 14:28 12/07/1999 -0600, Marco Ariano wrote:
>I don't dispute your claim about states and SSL but...
>I thought I'd tried things with and without the call to
>HTEventList_loop() with no difference.
>Since I had WWW_WIN_ASYNC defined, I get some kind of event loop as a
>side effect of calling 
>    HTProfile_newPreemptiveClient( "Secure_Client", "1.0" );
>anyway don't I?

No, the preemptive version uses blocking sockets where you don't need an
eventloop. The equivalent profile for non-blocking sockets is called

	HTProfile_newClient( "Secure_Client", "1.0" );

I still think this may be the reason why you are only getting the first
chunk of the data (if I understood you correctly).


>Here's why I think there's something not quite right.  The work-around
>I've decided to use for now is to call a modified version of
>HTLoadToFile() (since that worked).  I've ripped out the file
>confirmation stuff and just write to "get.out" every time.  I replaced
>the call to HTLoadAbsolute with HTGetFormAbsolute since that's what I
>really want to do, but only after I convinced myself that HTLoadAbsolute
>was working.  The only real difference that I see between doing this and
>calling HTGetFormAbsolute in the first place is the change to the stream
>stack.  Without the change, things don't work.
>I tried digging a bit deeper for a while but time constraints forced me
>to use the work-around.
Henrik Frystyk Nielsen,
World Wide Web Consortium
Received on Wednesday, 14 July 1999 10:55:38 UTC

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