Using Squeak as http client rather than http server

Ned Konz ned at
Mon Apr 29 14:02:04 UTC 2002

On Sunday 28 April 2002 09:42 pm, Nevin Pratt wrote:
> I hope somebody can give me some insight here...
> I've been looking at Comanche (and PWS).  The basic job of these is
> to: (1) listen on a TCP/IP port for http requests, and then (2)
> respond to the request by answering back a stream of html text. 
> This is, of course, the classic "http server" duty.
> However, I don't know how to do the opposite.  That is, compose an
> http 'POST' request, and send it off to another server.  In other
> words, I don't want to respond to an incoming request, but instead
> be the originator of a request to another system.
> Does anybody have any sample code for this?

You might want to look at the HTTPClient class methods that have 
httpPost in their names.

Ned Konz

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