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Has anyone found a method of getting the file properties of a file on a website?

I know we can get size but what about dates like created and modified?


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Has anyone found a method of getting the file properties of a file on a website?

I know we can get size but what about dates like created and modified?

At first I thought InetGet and FileGetTime but now I see your predicament... Maybe some way of looking at HTTP headers, or some other way of solving your problem (if you want to check when a website changed you can download the html every so often and compare the files).

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At first I thought InetGet and FileGetTime but now I see your predicament... Maybe some way of looking at HTTP headers, or some other way of solving your problem (if you want to check when a website changed you can download the html every so often and compare the files).

It's not the HTML I'm thinking of. It's Zip and exe mainly.

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Can't you download it to a temp dir and use filegettime? All but date created should remain constant...

In the case of exe's I can probably check both date created and date modfied. In the case of a zip it's going to be a different story. What I'm trying to do is create an auto-updater for about 8 files.

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For FTP there are API FtpFileFindFirst, FtpFileFindNext also with informations about date/time

look at this FTP UDF

But for HTTP I don't know.

It would be nice to see something ...

Unfortunatly I think it will have to be HTTP. But I might play with the FTP idea and see what I can do with it.

George

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