[erlang-questions] Re: http or httpc?

zabrane Mikael <>
Thu Apr 29 13:55:05 CEST 2010


I'll give httpc a try.

Thanks guys !

2010/4/29 Attila Rajmund Nohl <>

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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 <>
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> 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:
> >
> > http://www.erlang.org/doc/apps/inets/http_client.html#id2260841
>
> 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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