[erlang-questions] Erlang HTTP client is not so fault, tollerant...

Toby Thain <>
Tue Dec 11 18:48:29 CET 2007


On 11-Dec-07, at 2:49 PM, Ingela Anderton Andin wrote:

>>
>> [built-in http vs ibrowse
>>> I found the built-in http client had problems (as of R10B) when
>>> interacting with various versions of IIS. I can't remember now if  
>>> it was
>>> the client's or the server's fault, but I do remember wanting to  
>>> be able
>>> to work around the problem by forcing the client to use HTTP v1.0
>>> instead of v1.1.
>>
>>> I think the hard-coded HTTP version number in the built-in client  
>>> was
>>> the only reason I switched to ibrowse.
>>
>
> Well the inets client has never claimed to be anything else than a
> HTTP/1.1 client.
> But we can add an option for the client to act as lesser version  
> client
> that
> that could be a nice feature.


Easier than getting MS to fix anything, for sure.

--Toby

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