[Project_owners] Opening and reading remote ZIPfiles

HJ bugus at universum.org
Fri Feb 25 06:11:24 EST 2005


GuruJ wrote:
> Hi HJ,
> 
> You should be able to simply use the "jar:" syntax, eg. pasting
> 
> jar:http://downloads.mozdev.org/preferential/preferential.xpi!/install.js
> 
> into the Address bar will display the install.js file in your browser.
> 
> -- GuruJ.

I know, but I can't use it because I need to read the cert object, not 
the file.

> HJ wrote:
> 
>> Hi,
>>
>> I need to open a remote XPI file, to extract the certificate info, so 
>> how does this work? Anyone here reading ZPI/JAR/XPI files already?
>>
>> /HJ


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