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Update to " dowloading files "

From: John Pataki - Design <john.pataki@sdrc.com>
Date: Fri, 8 Nov 1996 12:20:10 -0500
Message-Id: <9611081220.ZM2018@sgics27>
To: www-talk@w3.org, "John Pataki - Design" <john.pataki@heimdall.sdrc.com>
To add to my previous posting:

I get this message:

=== Netscape subprocess diagnostics (stdout/stderr)===
I						     I
I						     I
I	stdin: not in compressed format		     I
I						     I
I						     I
===========================================


when trying several different ways,
it gets to the url for the file to be downloaded ,
then stops with this as a popup.

the file IS in compressed format.. ( .Z )
what is this saying????


On Nov 8, 10:07am, John Pataki - Design wrote:
> Subject: dowloading files
>
>
> I am creating a file archive for up/downloading files.
>
> I have seen ( in my net surfing ) two ways that a tag has
> prompted me to specify where to put the file.
>
> 1) there is the <a href=ftp:// .....
>
> 2) and the other was simply a <a href=http:// but when the
> url was reached it prompted me as if it were a ftp protocol and
> was ready to download this file.
>
>
> The server I am running on currently isn't set up for anonymous ftp, so
> this prohibits the ftp protocol from ever reaching the file.
> This may change, however, I am curious to understand how the second way
worked.
> Is there a way to get this download feature in the browser to be activated
from
> a script when the script is called using regular http protocol?
>
> John


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