Inets HTTP client stability

Claes Wikstrom klacke@REDACTED
Fri Oct 28 12:42:18 CEST 2005

Heinrich Venter wrote:
>>I would probably opt at yaws/ibrowse or a simple gen_tcp.
> Why not the standard inets httpd/http?
> I will not be serving actual web pages.  Instead it will only be used
> for http based protocols. Yaws seems a bit of overkill for something
> like this.

If your're not serving webpages, you don't need a webserver - thus
yaws isn't needed.

There are (to my knowledge) 2 http clients avilable for erlang.

- inets that come with otp, I've tried to use it a couple of times
   but found it unstable and not ok.

- ibrowse from jungerl, just fine


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