Date: Wed, 25 Jan 2006 08:44:11 -0800
Sender: "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From: "Jeff J. Voeller" <SAS-Programmer@WYWH.COM>
Subject: Re: Filename URL and Cookies
On Tuesday, January 24, 2006 at 4:37 PM, Paul Choate wrote:
> Reading past posts I see the honorable David L. Cassell recommends
> PERL as is usual, and also that there's a cool free app out there
> called cURL that can be used with a filename pipe. Otherwise SAS
> filename URL doesn't handle cookies.
There was a presentation at this year's WUSS that dealt with ways to get
non-SAS-friendly web-based data into SAS. I'm pretty sure cURL was one of
several tools that was mentioned. Taking a look at the proceedings might
be helpful, though I cleverly don't have a copy with me at the moment.