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[REBOL] Re: POST examples ...

From: petr:krenzelok:trz:cz at: 2-Jun-2001 0:30

Hi Scott. thanks for the reply!
> From: "Petr Krenzelok" > > However, - nowadays more modern solutions exist, one of them being > TCP/IP > > based solutions. As our company is moving to beast called SAP R3, > we've got > > new mainframe. Part of it contains installed Unix, and one of the > services > > is Rexx based ftp server from IBM (or so I think :-) > > SAP: :Lots-Of-Money > ;-)
I know :-) What is more - you have still to do most things in the most complicated manner - yourself :-)
> > 2) what should I concentrate one? There seem to be plenty of various > fields, > > and also javascript code. > > Search for the <form ***> tags. There may be more than one. Find the > one that seems relevant to your query. The find the bracketing </form>. > If there are lots of fields, I usually edit out all the non-tag stuff, > except just enough to know what the input field is about. With all the > inputs, etc, between the <form />. You've got your base information. > Generally, JavaScript code can be ignored, as it is used to validate > fields, update other fields, etc. Keep an eye out for hidden fields > (that are not visible in the browser) as they frequently contain > critical data.
Excelent description. There are two forms, and even some hidden fields ...
> > 3) how do I recognize which parameters should be enclosed in "", and > which > > don't? > > It is all "stringified" ultimately and url encoded. If there are spaces > in data, then enclose.
Ah, I don't think so. I remember one Sterling's email where he suggested someone to remove enclosing "" for one of parameters. I also tried the same with one of them, and it seemed to help (no more complaints about it, but the server seemed still to lack some info ...)
> > 4) is there any way of how to split download into several parts? Some > of > > files are more than 40 MB in size. I think that 'read reads whole file > into > > memory. I remember some discussion using read/custom [start 0 end 100] > or > > something like that but I am not sure if it is oficially supported. > Should I > > use 'open instead of 'read? And in case I use 'open http:// ... - are > all > > necessary http info send to server? > > > > under direct port access
hmm, is there a way of how to get file length? using POST methog? -pekr-