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Re^2: LWP::UserAgent lengthy download

by jonnyfolk (Vicar)
on Feb 17, 2010 at 10:18 UTC ( #823664=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: LWP::UserAgent lengthy download
in thread LWP::UserAgent lengthy download

But is this available in LWP::UserAgent - I can't find reference to it.


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Re^3: LWP::UserAgent lengthy download
by Corion (Pope) on Feb 17, 2010 at 10:22 UTC

    If you don't make an explicit request for an image (URL), LWP::UserAgent won't download the image. That's how HTTP works.

      Hi, thanks for your response. I'm trying to understand what is happening. From what you are saying contrary to viewing from a browser, it is unlikely that the delay is being caused by having to wait for images to download as there is no specific request - or is there?

      $resp = $ua->get("http://mysite.net.net/etc;

        Maybe now is a good moment to learn about HTTP, and the request-response mechanism?

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