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From: Tanmay Patwardhan <tpthesis@hotmail.com>
Date: Fri, 24 Jan 2003 14:45:36 -0600
To: www-lib@w3.org
Message-ID: <F5ia1vH97Cu5mwdZW5O00007efa@hotmail.com>

Hi all,

I am observing some peculiar behaviour in my program using libwww. When my 
web server is running, but the URL is not available, I can catch that error 
through ((HTAnchor_header(HTRequest_anchor(request))==NULL).

But, when the web server is not running at all, and I try to POST to a URL, 
then the status returned from status = HTPostAnchor(src, dst, request) is 1 
and libww goes into the following loop infinitely.
if (status == YES)

Whats the best way to catch this error?

Thanks and regards,

Tanmay Patwardhan
Applications Developer,
UBS Warburg,
Chicago, IL.

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