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From "Kalnichevski, Oleg" <oleg.kalnichev...@bearingpoint.com>
Subject [PATCH] You see, it did not even hurt [no more disk buffering in GetMethod]
Date Thu, 23 Jan 2003 15:57:03 GMT
Comments, critique welcome

-----Original Message-----
From: Ortwin Gl├╝ck [mailto:ortwin.glueck@nose.ch]
Sent: Donnerstag, 23. Januar 2003 16:42
To: Commons HttpClient Project
Subject: Re: Would anyone miss GetMethod.setUseDisk()?

Jeffrey Dever wrote:
> I agree that the disk buffering methods are obsolete.  Its trivial for a 
> user to wrap our outputstream  into a fileoutputstream.  However, we 
> must remember that we are building a library as opposed to an 
> application and such be careful what we remove.  Methods that don't make 
> sense anymore should be deprecated for 2.0, but not removed untill 2.1

Good point.

> One possible enhancement to 2.1 would be to add a Cache module which 
> would work like a web browser cache to write gets to file and refers to 
> the cache before pulling the resource again.  Just a thought.

Cool, if this is something our users want. I don't want to build in 
functionality that nobody uses, though.

> <ha ha>
> Odo, like Frodo
> Ortagorn, like Aragorn
> Odomir, like Boromir
> Odli, like Gimli
> Ortrond or Elwin like Elrond
> </ha ha>

Orthanc, maybe? (hostname of my home computer actually)

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