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From "Chang Sau Sheong" <csshe...@pacific.net.sg>
Subject Re: Let's face it: HttpClient API is more complex that it could have been
Date Thu, 12 Dec 2002 14:18:07 GMT
i'll have a go at it but i'm not familiar with contributing to Apache.
.sausheong

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jeffrey Dever" <jsdever@sympatico.ca>
To: "Commons HttpClient Project" <commons-httpclient-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Thursday, December 12, 2002 9:21 PM
Subject: Re: Let's face it: HttpClient API is more complex that it could
have been


> >
> >
> >To add to this list -- what I think would be very useful is some way of
> >managing certs for SSL. I've actually done up something simple to do
that,
> >wondering if the team wants to add this into the jar.
> >
> Sure.  Devise a patch with some test cases and post it to the list!
>
> >
> >Also, the NTCredentials and UsernamePasswordCredentials classes -- seems
> >like they're not related at all except thru the 'shell' interface
> >Credentials.
> >
> They just provide the credentials in order to satisfy the
> authentication.  They are very different classes because the
> authenticaiton schemes are very different.
>
> >
> >What would be very useful is a way to determine the authentication method
> >i.e. if it is NTLM or Basic or Digest.
> >
> Its true that this is completely hidden in httpclient.  Perhaps you
> could devise a way to do this?
>
> >
> >
>
>
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