[R] Http Get-Post

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sat May 10 20:16:07 CEST 2003

They are just text that you write to a socket, so try


On Sat, 10 May 2003, Eryk Wolski wrote:

> How can i send http Post and Get messages to a Web server from within R?
> Is there something like?
> form(action="http://big.thing.inf/cgi-bin/answer.pl",list(test="my",something="there"),method="POST")
> Or is is there an example how to write it with R?
> What functions to use to write such a function?

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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