[fpc-pascal] question about fphttpclient

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Wed Feb 1 22:29:12 CET 2017

On Wed, 1 Feb 2017, Ched wrote:

> Dear All,
> I use with great success (and pleasure!) the unit fphttpclient under winxp, 
> mageia and raspbian with some code like
>      REP:=GET(REQ);
>      FREE;
>   END;
> after having defined REQ (+initialisation with some url) and REP as 
> ansistring's. To download text and html pages, that works very nice.
> My questions :
> - Can I use the same code to download binary data like gzipped files with no 
> "chance" that the content is translated to a special codepage ?


> - How can I have access to the date and size informations on the server side 
> ?

These are reported in the headers.


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