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[REBOL] Re: close, Error in the docs?

From: tim:johnsons-web at: 7-Nov-2001 13:16

On Wed, Nov 07, 2001 at 10:51:08PM +0100, Marc Michael wrote:
> Hello, > I am right new to REBOL. And there, I have an > understanding-problem: > In the docs (REBOL/Core) the examples shows: > mailbox: pop://user:[pass--domain--tld] > close mailbox > But I get an error-message. > If I type in the REBOL-shell: "? close", it says, that > "close" wants a port as value. > Where's the error?
Hiya Yogi: It looks like you just assigned 'mailbox the "path" to your POP serve, which is a URL. Try it again. This time - at the rebol-shell command prompt:
>> mailbox: pop://user:[pass--domain--tld] >>type? mailbox >>url!
; you will see something like the above ; now try:
>>mymail: open mailbox
; you should now get a connection to the POP server. ; once you do, do this
>>type? mymail
; and you should get
; now you can 'close it
>>close mymail
> To the docs, I need this to delete the mails in the pop-account. > cu, yogi > > -- > To unsubscribe from this list, please send an email to > [rebol-request--rebol--com] with "unsubscribe" in the > subject, without the quotes.
-- Tim Johnson <[tim--johnsons-web--com]>