On Tue, Dec 6, 2011 at 11:14 AM, Stuart Dallas <stu...@3ft9.com> wrote:
> 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.
> http://php.net/stream_context_create

Thanks for your help - much appreciated.


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