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Introduction and request for advice
I am currently writing a program to download the listing data, parse it and
make it available to a program called WhatOn, a Palm based TV Guide from
However, I'm having a problem, I am using the Microsoft Wininet HTTP calls
to download the files which is fine except it does not have a way to
retrieve a list of available files from the web server.
So, has anyone else who is downloading the data programmatically figured out
a way to scan for files or do you have a local configuration file which
holds the filenames?
P.S. As you may gather, this HTTP stuff is new to me, sorry if this is a
"The theoreticians have proven that this is unsolvable,
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