Fwd: [erlang-questions] Re: http or httpc?
Attila Rajmund Nohl
Thu Apr 29 11:30:00 CEST 2010
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From: Attila Rajmund Nohl <>
Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2010 11:29:30 +0200
Subject: Re: [erlang-questions] Re: http or httpc?
To: Tim Fletcher <>
2010/4/29, Tim Fletcher <>:
>> There's 2 http clients coming Erlang:
>> * http
>> * httpc
> The httpc module is the actual http client implementation, the http
> module is a thin API wrapper.
>> Which one is recommended?
> Use the http module unless you have a good reason not to:
I think that's documentation that wasn't updated. The http module is
not even documented in the module list, and as far as I know, it's
just a backward-compatible interface. New code should use httpc.
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