Inets HTTP client stability

Matthias Lang <>
Fri Oct 28 13:10:10 CEST 2005


Martin Carlson writes:

 > If you looking for passing http requests from one end to another,
 > why not use a pure tcp based solution, you can still inspect the
 > data and headers. I can't see any real reason to parse the protocol
 > pass it through the system then assemble it again.

Without getting into the details of what needs to be parsed and what
doesn't need to be parsed, it's probably worth spending a few minutes
playing with the undocumented {packet, http} format in gen_tcp.

Matthias



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