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From "Magesh Umasankar" <umag...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [PATCH] Copy task recognizes URLs as file attributes
Date Tue, 27 Nov 2001 23:31:58 GMT
> I am still unsure about the value of trying to integrate remote url
fetching
> with copy. It is not the same, because it has so many more ways of going
> wrong, different notions of success (should you copy the message that
comes
> back with any error code? What is your code going to do if actual content
> length < Content-Length?), and the authentication stuff.  Especially since
> the java.net stuff does need replacement for a remote fetch to work
properly
> in all conditions. Trust me on that item :-)

Network and its associated hassles aside, Get still copies a file (ok, a
stream)
to another place.  So why 2 tasks?  I mean, why look at it from the
perspective
of the cp command?

Magesh




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