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Re: Asynchronously downloading a file


From: Deniz Dogan
Subject: Re: Asynchronously downloading a file
Date: Fri, 2 Jul 2010 12:11:39 +0200

2010/7/2 Daniel Pittman <address@hidden>:
> 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'.
>

That looks very interesting. Thank you.

-- 
Deniz Dogan



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