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Re: About receiving data

From: Prasad J Pandit <>
Date: Thu, 3 Apr 2008 13:07:36 +0530 (IST)

On Wed, 2 Apr 2008, Dan Fandrich wrote:
> Which one of the 326 files did you download? Sounds like you should have
> used the Download Wizard:

   Ah, forgot to mention that; I used that as well, but didn't help. The
library it suggested was some *mingw32* and that didn't work. Some linking
error, as I remember.

> It's a sophisticated, highly-configurable library of over 70,000 lines
> of code with 16 library dependencies on its own. It's not helloworld.c

   Gawd's that only if it works and is *usable*.

> Which pages do you suggest dropping? The FAQ entry that shows how to
> solve your import problem? The download wizard that would have led you to
> the libcurl development library you wanted? The information on using
> libcurl? All that information needs to be accessible to people somewhere
> or else the mailing list will be inundanted with simple questions
> and potential users will give up and find another package.

   Well again, if it works, you wouldn't need any of it.

> Having said all that, I agree that the web site is somewhat inconsistent
> and navigation could be improved. But it's a community-driven project;
> unless someone steps up to the plate to make it better, it won't.

   Yeah, I understand!

Thanks again!

   - Prasad
Received on 2008-04-03