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From "David J. M. Karlsen" <da...@davidkarlsen.com>
Subject Re: Stability of HttpComponent
Date Wed, 10 Jan 2007 01:38:55 GMT
Oleg Kalnichevski wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-01-09 at 17:28 +0000, sebb wrote:
>   
>> Best to ask on the httpclient-user mailing list ...
>>
>> On 09/01/07, David J. M. Karlsen <david@davidkarlsen.com> wrote:
>>     
>>> hi!
>>>
>>> How stable/mature is httpComponents? YES - I do know it's alpha - but is
>>> it really rotten or quite stable? Only need a HTTP-client - and my
>>> choice is between newer components and commons-httpclient.
>>>
>>> David
>>>
>>>       
>
> Actually, httpcomponents-dev would have been the right place to ask.
>   
Oh - sorry - I thought it was a commons project.
> We are still not ready to freeze the API of HttpComponents Core (the set
> of low level generic HTTP primitives) and are in the very early state of
> development with HttpClient 4.0, which will be based on HttpCore.
>
> I would not recommend using HttpCore at this point _unless_
> (1) you need a consistent set of components on the client and the server
> side (for instance, when developing a proxy of some sort)
> (2) need NIO (non-blocking I/O)
> (3) prepared to trade the API stability for 30-50% performance increase
> compared to Commons HttpClient 
>
> Hope this helps,
>   
Thank you very much - I'll stick to httpclient - stability comes ahead 
of capacity :-)

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