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05-14-2005, 04:32 AM
Please dont laugh but in the first stat of Web/FTP Stats Analog what does succeful requests mean?

05-14-2005, 06:52 AM
It means that your request was successful .

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05-14-2005, 11:40 AM
Yes, but what is a request?

05-14-2005, 12:00 PM
re·quest = Pronunciation Key (r-kwst)

tr.v. re·quest·ed, re·quest·ing, re·quests

To express a desire for; ask for. Often used with an infinitive or clause: requested information about the experiment; requested to see the evidence firsthand; requested that the bus driver stop at the next corner.
To ask (a person) to do something: The police requested her to accompany them.

The act of asking.
Something asked for.

by request
In response to an expressed desire: We are offering these scarves for sale again by request.
in request
In great demand: a pianist in great request.
on/upon request
When asked for: References are available on request.

[From Middle English requeste, the act of requesting, from Old French, from Vulgar Latin *(rs) requaesita, (thing) requested, from alteration of Latin requsta, feminine past participle of requrere, to ask for. See require.]
re·quester n.

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see at someone's request; by request; on request.


n 1: a formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority [syn: petition, postulation]

2: the verbal act of requesting [syn: asking] v 1: express the need or desire for; ask for; "She requested an extra bed in her room"; "She called for room service" [syn: bespeak, call for, quest]

2: ask (a person) to do something; "She asked him to be here at noon"; "I requested that she type the entire manuscript"

3: inquire for (information); "I requested information from the secretary"

05-14-2005, 01:05 PM
Ok,Ok I understand the definition of the word.

What does it have to do with the stats? as in are these requests from vistors to my website or are they requests I have made to my website?