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Web page Download service by e-mail

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000014557D
Original Publication Date: 2001-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-19
Document File: 1 page(s) / 28K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Web page Download service by e-Mail

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Web page Download service by e-mail

Web page Download service by e-Mail

This disclosure describes the download service that web pages are downloaded
by a server and sent them to the requester via e-Mail.

The points are followings;
1.User sends the request via e-Mail to the server providing Web page Download
services.

It downloads the requested Web pages and compresses them on it, and sends them
to the requester via e-Mail with them attached.

Using this method, it is possible to reduce the connection time of the
telephone line.
2.When downloading the requested Web pages, the last modification time is
written to a log file.

If the last modification time of the file is the same as the previous
downloading time, it does not download the file.

In a word, only the web pages newly updated are compressed and sent to the
requester.

Using this method, it is possible to reduce the connection time of the
telephone line further.

As network infrastructure has been improved recently, we can access to web
pages at much higher rate transmission than before.

On the other hand, web sites, web pages and contents volumes are also
increasing rapidly.

As the result, the connection time to the internet providers tends to
increase.

This increases the charges to the internet providers and/or telecommunication
companies.

By this invention it is possible to reduce the connection time and payment.

Detail:
1.A user specifies the internet site, depth of layer for link, limitation for
amount of data size and s...