[R] Using gutenbergr with a firewall

Jeff Newmiller jdnewmil at dcn.davis.ca.us
Wed Feb 14 08:25:35 CET 2018

Saying "a firewall" is like saying "a weapon". Some firewalls are much more strict than others, and yours may be different than any someone here might have encountered. You might also be having trouble with anti virus software.
Sent from my phone. Please excuse my brevity.

On February 13, 2018 10:55:40 PM PST, Patrick Connolly <p_connolly at slingshot.co.nz> wrote:
>I can use the gutenberg_download() function in the gutenbergr package
>on a computer that doeson't use a firewall, but on an almost identical
>installation that is behind a firewall, nothing happens, not even a
>Has anyone succeeded in using gutenberg_download() successfully with a
>firewall?  I tried raising an issue at
>https://github.com/ropenscilabs/gutenbergr/issues/17 with no usable
>response.  I also tried contacting the maintainer but got no response.
>The firewall might be a red-herring, but I thought it worthwhile
>eliminating it as a factor.
>I would welcome any information on anyone else's experience.
>Thank you.

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