http 1.1

Sean Hinde <>
Fri Nov 9 16:37:13 CET 2001


Hi,

> Today the webserver in Erlang/OTP only
> supports HTTP/1.0, but it is under 
> reconstruction to support HTTP/1.1.
> 
> Most of the features in HTTP/1.1 is 
> already implemented, but needs some more 
> testing before release.
> 
> The most interesting part might be
> the persistent connections that will
> reduce the work for the server.  

This is excellent news. There's a new Erlang app we fancy having a go at
here but are held back for want of HTTP-1.1 support in Inets.

Any idea when there will be a release?

Also, the http client in the sowap application on sourceforge from Johan
Blom looks like a good start for a HTTP-1.1 client. It doesn't support
persistent connections but this probably wouldn't be too hard to add
(perhaps some http guru might help Johan out :).

Regards,
Sean



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