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Re: httpfs what is it?

On Sat, Jan 19, 2002 at 11:35:46AM -0800, Justin  Langer wrote:
> What can be its possible application?

You could access the web with all tools, including your shell.  Instead
running wget, you could just try to use cp, for example.
> Will people want a filesystem interface to a site, they are just interested
> in seeing contents in contrast to ftp?

I think that browsing from such a filesystem and passing GET arguments to
CGI scripts should also be possible.  (Or was it POST?  I mean the &ui=yes
etc style)


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