Re: integration with http?

Marc VanHeyningen (
Sat, 30 Jul 1994 18:00:36 -0500

Thus wrote:
>In message <> 29 Jul 1994 15:28:11,
> wrote:
>> I would like my faces database to be built up on a 'demand' basis i.e.
>> if the face is not available locally, to attempt and retrieve it via
>> HTTP (using 'get' or something else coded up with libwww-perl)
>> Is there a W3 gateway available where you could give it a mail address
>> and it would return the image?

The IU finger gateway has similar functionality to this; check it out
at <>. It wouldn't be
particularly difficult to make a simpler gateway that simply took an
address and returned an xbm of whatever was appropriate, though I'm
not sure whether it's a great idea; Steve?

- Marc

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