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The Web Commander
is a Win32 application for getting, saving, and
deleting documents remotely using HTTP/1.1. It allows the user to explicitly
control the metadata describing the document to save including the language,
type, charset, etc.
The Web Commander is part of the the libwww - the W3C
Sample Code Library and is available in both
Henrik Frystyk Nielsen
An example application for libwww.
New releases follow the releases of libwww with
It runs on Win32 - it's a Windows specific GUI application
Getting the Source Code
The Web Commander comes as an integral part of the
libwww distribution package but
you can also get the binary version
Discussions on libwww and its example applications take place on
the documentation for how to subscribe.
Looking for Win32 binaries?
Vladimir Kozlov has made a really cool
libwww installshield for Win32
which is available from the IDM Web site
Save a document from local disk, another HTTP server, or an FTP server onto
your HTTP/1.1 server
Delete and Get documents on your favorite HTTP/1.1 server
Explicit control over metadata describing the source that you are saving
like language, charset, etc.
Support for version conflict detection - solves the lost update problem
Support for proxies including ssh tunnelling
See also the screen shots for samples and
Henrik Frystyk Nielsen,
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