[plt-scheme] HTTP authentication?

From: Doug Orleans (dougo at place.org)
Date: Wed Aug 10 12:27:19 EDT 2005

Corey Sweeney writes:
 > I was just thinking allong similar lines yesterday.  I ended up
 > solving my problem in a totally differnt way, (that dosn't require
 > HTTP), but I might as well share my other thoughts to see if they help
 > you.  One thought I had was to log in with a browser, then copy the
 > cookie over to plt...  However I read the documentation of the plt
 > "cookie functions", and was starting to think they might just be
 > server side cookie functions.

I'm not talking about cookies, just the basic HTTP user/password

 > If that's true you can always (system "wget ...", as wget is able to
 > accept a cookie file.

I did end up using that (with the "user:pass@" in the URL) but I would
rather do it in pure Scheme.

--dougo at place.org

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