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[REBOL] Re: Reading tcp ports in rebol line by line

From: petr::krenzelok::trz::cz at: 9-Nov-2000 12:40

----- Original Message ----- From: Gabriele Santilli <[g--santilli--tiscalinet--it]> To: <[rebol-list--rebol--com]> Sent: Thursday, November 09, 2000 12:28 PM Subject: [REBOL] Re: Reading tcp ports in rebol line by line
> Andrew Martin wrote: > > > I found this function for a server to be the best (so far) to read all
> > the headers of a http request from a client. > > I should warn you that opening the port as /string may not always > be a good idea, since the browser could send you binary data with > a POST method (for example), and you will want to send images as > binary data. Of course you can use READ-IO and WRITE-IO to > read/write binary data on a /string port, but shouldn't we avoid > those functions if possible? > > YARWeS always used /binary ports to communicate with the browser.
hmm, I remember the case when I used /binary port, then I looked at Sterling's proxy script and saw there is just 'open used without any refinement and also read/lines always worked for me ... not used ports for some time now, so maybe read/lines is buggy, as Holger explains ... Cheers, -pekr-