Inets HTTP client stability

Michael McDaniel <>
Mon Nov 14 19:01:29 CET 2005


On Mon, Nov 14, 2005 at 09:26:41AM +0000, chandru wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> On 13/11/05, Michael McDaniel <> wrote:
> > Based on your comment above, I infer that the inets http module is
> > not rfc2616 compliant with regard to chunked data?  Or is there
> > something I am doing wrong in using it?
> 
> It must be a problem with the http module. Like I said, those are
> details which should be hidden from the user of the HTTP client.
> 
> > My preference
> > would be to use the inets http code since it is delivered with
> > Erlang system.
> 
> Sure. FWIW, we (T-Mobile UK) use ibrowse in two different production
> environments making millions of requests....
> 
> cheers
> Chandru
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Thank you for the feedback, Chandru.  Hmmm, millions of requests...
I'm feeling more tempted, though!  I'll wait a bit more and see what
OTP folks say about inets-4.6.1.

~Michael



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