[vlc-devel] Re: using OpenTCP() to receive data from a web page

Benjamin PRACHT bigben+spam at videolan.org
Thu Sep 30 09:38:51 CEST 2004

On Thu, Sep 30, 2004, PyPe wrote :
> Hello !
> I'd like to call a web page to receive some data (playlist , database 
> authentification and other), How can i do that ?
> Am i supposed to use the OpenTCP function ? could someone give me some code 
> to fetch a web page ?
> I am actually using winsock to do this, but it is only for windows.
> Another question : How can i print images in the playlist ? (the images 
> will be stored on a web server).
> Another question : How to store a file fetched from a webserver ?

Have you had a look at the http interface ? It should already cover most
of you needs, and be a good start for patching.


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