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Subject svn commit: r1704783 - in /httpcomponents/httpclient-android: README.txt trunk/
Date Wed, 23 Sep 2015 08:47:00 GMT
Author: olegk
Date: Wed Sep 23 08:47:00 2015
New Revision: 1704783

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=1704783&view=rev
Apache HttpClient port for Android discontinued

    httpcomponents/httpclient-android/README.txt   (with props)

Added: httpcomponents/httpclient-android/README.txt
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/httpcomponents/httpclient-android/README.txt?rev=1704783&view=auto
--- httpcomponents/httpclient-android/README.txt (added)
+++ httpcomponents/httpclient-android/README.txt Wed Sep 23 08:47:00 2015
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+Google Android 1.0 was released with a pre-BETA snapshot of Apache HttpClient. To coincide
+the first Android release Apache HttpClient 4.0 APIs had to be frozen prematurely, while
many of 
+interfaces and internal structures were still not fully worked out. As Apache HttpClient
4.0 was 
+maturing the project was expecting Google to incorporate the latest code improvements into
+code tree. Unfortunately it did not happen. Version of Apache HttpClient shipped with Android
+effectively become a fork. Eventually Google decided to discontinue further development of
+fork while refusing to upgrade to the stock version of Apache HttpClient citing compatibility

+concerns as a reason for such decision. As a result those Android developers who would like
+continue using Apache HttpClient APIs on Android cannot take advantage of newer features,

+performance improvements and bug fixes.
+Apache HttpClient 4.3 port for Android was intended to remedy the situation by providing
+releases compatible with Google Android.
+Given that as of Android API 23 Google's fork of HttpClient has been removed this project
has been 

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