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Re: Webdav batch file transfer: curl, wget
On 9/12/07, Brian Dessent <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Curl on the other hand is better suited for http scripting where you are
> trying to emulate the actions of a user, such as when submitting form
> fields. Wget has the ability to do http POSTs but it only supports the
> old "application/x-www-form-urlencoded" content encoding and not the
> more sophisticated "multipart/form-data" encoding which allows for
> things like file uploads. Curl supports both.
Curl is also great for examining protocol transactions for any of the
supported protocols. Great tool for e.g. learning what webdav
transactions actually look like. I wouldn't want to try to debug a
networking application without it, that's for sure.
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