On 6 Dec 2011, at 11:05, Davo Smith wrote:

> On Tue, Dec 6, 2011 at 11:01 AM, Stuart Dallas <stu...@3ft9.com> wrote:
>> On 6 Dec 2011, at 10:57, Davo Smith wrote:
>>> Does anyone know if there is a simple way to convince
>>> 'file_get_contents' to treat webcal urls (e.g.
>>> webcal://www.calendarlabs.com/templates/ical/US-Holidays.ics ) as
>>> being the same as an http url? (according to Wikipedia, http is
>>> assumed for webcal urls)
>>> I've looked into using 'stream_wrapper_register', but, unless I've
>>> misunderstood it, this would require me to write the whole http access
>>> myself, without being able to just pass it onto the internal http
>>> processing code.
>>> I've done some web searching, looked through the PHP docs and had a
>>> look through the archives here, but not managed to find anything
>>> (sorry if I've missed anything obvious).
>> $url = str_ireplace('webcal://', 'http://', $url);
> Thanks for the suggestion, but I've already tried that - the server
> I'm connecting to expects the URL to start with 'webcal://', I'm
> trying to find a way to get PHP to treat it as a http connection,
> without changing the URL.

Create a stream context and use it to set the Host header to the webcal URL and 
pass that to file_get_contents with the HTTP URL.



Stuart Dallas
3ft9 Ltd
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