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From Ortwin Glück <>
Subject Re: [HttpClient] Timeout Exception
Date Fri, 20 Dec 2002 12:50:57 GMT
Note that there are two kinds of connection timeouts!
One is the timeout used when establishing a connection 
the other is the timout used when no traffic occurs on Socket 

The first kind is not included in previous releases. The 
HttpConnection.ConnectionTimeoutException is thrown from the Method.

The seconds kind is included in previous releases and a is thrown on blocking reads from the 


Balz Schreier wrote:
> two questions:
> 1) does only release 2 support the ConnectionTimeoutException?
> 2) is the exception actually thrown when a socket timeout occurrs? which method does
throw it?
> Thanks!

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