Opens an HTTP request and saves it as $requestobject. Returns
undef on error, or a number if the
connection was successful. You can then use one of
ReadFile methods on the newly-created requestobject.
The optional parameters and their values are:
The object to request. This is generally a filename, an executable module, etc. The default is "/".
The method to use, which can be GET, POST, HEAD, or PUT. Default is GET.
The HTTP version. Default is HTTP/1.0.
The URL of the document from which the URL in the request was obtained.
The content types accepted. They must be separated by a
"\0" (ASCII zero).
Default types are "text/* image/gif image/jpeg."
Additional flags affecting the behavior of the function.
A number to identify this operation if it is asynchronous.
GetStatusCallback for more information on asynchronous operations.
A reference to a hash containing the previous list of parameters can also be supplied to this method.
%hash=( "path" => "path", "method" => "method", "version" => "version", "referer" => "referer", "accept" => "accept", "flags" => flags, "context" => context, );