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Re: Relationship between Curl and Snoopy

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Sun, 5 Jan 2003 20:33:30 +0100 (MET)

On Sun, 5 Jan 2003, Mike Stephens wrote:

(Since Snoopy is a PHP thing, I CC my reply to the curl and php list, where
you may get more fruitful replies than on the curl-users list)

> I want to extract and post data from/to http and https web sites from PHP.
> Curl seems to do the job beautifully but I see Snoopy recommended for this
> purpose. An advantage is said that it doesn't require anything loaded on
> your server. This is a big plus for me if it is true since I will be
> running on a shared box where I don't think I can load executables (apart
> from a standard configuration including PHP).
> Snoopy documentation is difficult to find. Looking at one version of the
> library it seems to be trying to use Curl.
> What is the relationship between Curl and Snoopy? What are the pros and
> cons of using either one?

Curl has no relationship at all with Snoopy. Snoopy may use it, I don't know.

 Daniel Stenberg -- curl, cURL, Curl, CURL. Groks URLs.
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