[erlang-questions] http client and server: inets, ibrowse, yaws

Torbjorn Tornkvist <>
Thu Apr 5 07:47:46 CEST 2007


Ludovic Coquelle skrev:
> Hi,
> I am looking for advice about the inets standard modules of OTP for http 
> connection.
> 
> My first goal is to embed an HTTP client. I see a lot of applications 
> using 'ibrowse' module. I would like to use inets only because it is in 
> standard otp (no dependency). Can anyone give a quick difference between 
> the two?

If you look into yaws_soap_srv.erl (in Yaws), you'll see a way of
choosing ibrowse if it exist in the path, else fallback
to the inets http-client.

Cheers, Tobbe




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