Note : If you prefer to
get documents by ftp rather than by clicking in a web browser, then
you can get to most of these files by
anonymous ftp to wol.ra.phy.cam.ac.uk, cd pub/www/mackay.
Conversely, if you want to get a document by http rather than by ftp,
change the address from ftp://www.inference.org.uk/pub/www/mackay/blah
Do you have another question about Finding things on our web server?
| or any other topic?
I mirror my archive in Canada thus
- when I logged into your web address as sent, I got a bunch of
nondescript characters which at least my Nestscape 1.12 was not
OK - that means that your Netscape doesn't know about
uncompressing files ending in .ps.gz and displaying them with
ghostview. The thing to do in that situation is to select
"Save As file" from the "File" menu, saving to name.ps.gz,
then uncompress (gunzip) it by hand and then view the postscript in your
Most of the big files are compressed with gzip (.gz).
If you don't have gunzip on your machine,
you can find gunzip
executables for various systems
the msdos executable is also here.
Some users report that gsview32 is useful for viewing the ps.gz files.
Some users of windows machines find that
if they download a ps.gz file by http then it does
not unzip and display, but if they download it by ftp,
it works fine.
To convert an http URL to an ftp URL,
the following pair as
djvu files are
provided for some papers.
The Inference Group is supported by the Gatsby Foundation
and by a partnership award from IBM Zurich Research Laboratory
David J.C. MacKay
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