CurlPlugin (call for testing)

John M McIntosh johnmci at
Thu Oct 12 08:01:57 UTC 2006

On 11-Oct-06, at 10:37 PM, Avi Bryant wrote:

> On Oct 11, 2006, at 10:07 AM, danil osipchuk wrote:
>> 	It took much more time than I expected (was far more busy all  
>> this time than usually). I?ve noticed that native SSL http support  
>> emerged during this month (what is excellent), so the main need  
>> for  the plugin seems to be gone. It still may be useful (it is  
>> probably is/can be faster, smarter in corners and more powerful).  
>> With the respect to the community and Avi, I don?t want to abuse  
>> his generosity, so we can skip that part about $$. This doesn?t  
>> mean that I?m refusing from a beer on occasion, however :)

Ok, I compiled it and ran the

Curl new getContentsUrl: ''
which then gives me
'<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN" "http:/....

Even the
  Transcript open.
     (Curl new
	    idleBlock: [:c | Transcript nextPutAll: (c dataSize  
printString , ' bytes read.\ ' withCRs); endEntry];
	    getContentsUrl: '')
                openInWorkspaceWithTitle: 'squeak page'


In the morning I need to try macintel.

I'll note one problem was the usage of


This does not appear to be in the curl.h headers that ship with 10.4
For now I prim fail primInfoFtpEntryPath.

John M. McIntosh <johnmci at>
Corporate Smalltalk Consulting Ltd.

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