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Libwww - the W3C Sample Code Library

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Libwww is a general-purpose Web API written in C for Unix and Windows (Win32). With a highly extensible and layered API, it can accommodate many different types of applications including clients, robots, etc. The purpose of libwww is to provide a highly optimized HTTP sample implementation as well as other Internet protocols and to serve as a testbed for protocol experiments.

News, Updates, and Events

Dec 3, 1998
Number of libwww check-outs from CVS exceeds 700!
Nov 1, 1998
Release of libwww 5.2 - a result of close collaboration and extensive testing by the libwww community. Special thanks to Bob Racko, John Punin, Vladimir Kozlov, and Jose Kahan.

See also the libwww timeline

Libwww Mailinglist

Please send all requests regarding libwww to <www-lib@w3.org>. This list is archived at findmail and in the W3C archives. Note, that you MUST be subscribed in order to post to the mailing list. Follow these shortcuts to quick subscribe or quick unsubscribe or see the information on mailing lists for more details.

Legal Stuff


The development of libwww depends on YOU! The more people who are contributing and helping the development, the more useful the code base gets. Check out the list of libwww hackers who provide invaluable contributions to the libwww code base and find out how you can help!

Henrik Frystyk Nielsen
Designed and implemented libwww from version 2.17 up to the latest version
Tim Berners-Lee and Jean-Francois Groff
Came up with the initial design and implementation of libwww

José Kahan,
@(#) $Id: Status.html,v 1.1 1999/08/05 12:16:29 kahan Exp $

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