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From "Roy T. Fielding" <field...@avron.ICS.UCI.EDU>
Subject Re: ftp giveaway
Date Sat, 06 May 1995 13:55:05 GMT
> I personally find ftp more comfortable to use when downloading code than
> http simply because I can then proceed to unpack and build the thing 
> (whatever it is) from the same environment that I used to download it
> (the Unix command line), instead of having to fire up and tear down a
> browser.  It's no big deal either way, though --- http does the job
> perfectly well...

use libwww-perl -- it slices, it dices, it allows you to

% get -e http://www.ics.uci.edu/WebSoft/libwww-perl/ > ReadMe.html

;-)

......Roy
      595 down, 1098 to go

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