RE: get a URL

Jan Hardenbergh (
Wed, 08 Mar 95 13:09:00 E

> I need a very simple function that I'm sure someone here has done.
> void* getURL( char* url );
> this functin takes a complete URL as input and returns
> the contents of the file at that URL. I know I could
> figure this puppy out from the http spec in a fairly
> short time -- but it'd be even quicker to get what
> someone has already done. It's obviously useful
> for VRML. Thanx in advance.

Have you looked at this: (libwww)

Various people have various quality ports to NT (i.e. mine is terrible).