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Re: Asynchronously downloading a file


From: Daniel Pittman
Subject: Re: Asynchronously downloading a file
Date: Fri, 02 Jul 2010 19:46:14 +1000
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.2 (gnu/linux)

Deniz Dogan <address@hidden> writes:
> 2010/7/2 Daniel Pittman <address@hidden>:
>> Qiang Guo <address@hidden> writes:
>>
>>> Emacs adheres to single thread fervently, so it may be impossible to do this
>>> within emacs.
>>
>> [snip]
>>
>> The second way is to use an external process to do the same; you can even
>> invoke 'emacs --batch --eval' if you really want to. :)
>>
>>        Daniel
>>
>> The second way is kind of wasteful given that `open-network-stream' is
>> actually entirely asynchronous and all.
>
> I'm looking for something like that, but with some layer taking care of the
> HTTP stuff for me.

Oh.  You mean `url-retrieve'.
        Daniel

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