Monday, November 08, 2010 at 12:06 AM.


on httpGetTypeLength (url, adrtype, adrlength, ctFollowRedirects=0) {
		<<7/19/09; 10:36:04 AM by DW
			<<Add optional ctFollowRedirects parameter. 
		<<6/5/08; 12:49:08 PM by DW
			<<The RSS 2.0 spec says that the type and length attributes of enclosures are required and must be correct, yet some feeds don't have the correct info. It's easy to get and therefore easy to fix. 
	local (urllist = string.urlSplit (url), server = urllist [2], path = urllist [3], headers);
	string.httpResultSplit (tcp.httpClient (server:server, path:path, flJustHeaders:true, ctFollowRedirects:ctFollowRedirects), @headers);
	adrtype^ = headers.["Content-Type"];
	adrlength^ = number (headers.["Content-Length"]);
	return (true)}
<<bundle //test code
	<<httpGetTypeLength ("", @scratchpad.type, @scratchpad.length)

This listing is for code that runs in the OPML Editor environment. I created these listings because I wanted the search engines to index it, so that when I want to look up something in my codebase I don't have to use the much slower search functionality in my object database. Dave Winer.