[Fwd: http client hell]

blaguehubert <>
Fri Dec 10 17:08:52 CET 2004


Everything is ok, I did not feel it was a "shitty attitude"...

I'm a little bored, not by Ingela Anderton, but by the fact that I did 
not have time to wait for the next release and this mean that I will 
have to write my own http client (arg!!!).

Ingela Anderton wrote:

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>>Wow, is this a shitty attitude or what.  Here is this guy who finds 
>>bugs in the http client and you first write:
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>Or maybe it is you that is bit touchy ;) Of course everyone makes
>mistakes, and naturally anybody would be a little suspicions of a 
>trouble report where the test program does not work!
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>I just want to say for the record that we are greatful for all trouble
>reports, and I am sorry if I made anybody feel otherwise.
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>>>I fixed your code above as it did not compile. And this is the result I get
>>>every time I try it with intes-4.0.1                    
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>Well that is perfectly true! I cut the test program provided in the
>mail and put it in the module to try and repeat the problem and it
>would not compile! (You can try it yourself if you do not believe me.)
>I know sometimes the truth is not what you want to hear ....
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>>indicating that there is indeed no problem found, although it was
>>obvious from the error_report that the client was either
>>wrong or overly mis-forgiving to some http server behaviors.
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>I did ask which version he was using? Saying the problem does not
>seem to appear in the latest version that is 4.0.1! If the error
>message had not been cut of originally I could have seen it was
>the already known bug in inets-4.0 from the start. 
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>>Then  sends an other error report and you write:
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>Yes as I asked him too, since the whole error message was not part of
>the first report!
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>>>This is a known bug in inets-4.0 that appears when
>>>the http response is chunk decoded. It has already been fixed and
>>>patched for commercial customers and will be part of the next open
>>>source release.
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>>Yuk ....
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>And what is yuk about that? I is a straight forward answer!
>I actually was a little surprised that the patch had not made it
>to the open source version yet, the patch must just have missed the
>last open source release.
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>/Ingela
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>Ericsson AB - OTP team
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