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From Oleg Kalnichevski <o.kalnichev...@dplanet.ch>
Subject Re: DO NOT REPLY [Bug 17487] - waitForResponse is using busy wait
Date Thu, 27 Feb 2003 19:34:36 GMT
CPU-bound polling is needed only under fairly unusual circumstances. I
do think that any sort of thread based solution would be an overkill. I
did my best to explain the rationale for not using threads in the bug



On Thu, 2003-02-27 at 20:23, Laura Werner wrote:
> Oleg Kalnichevski wrote:
> >Odi, are you sure you want to have an extra thread per HttpMethod? I do
> >not think so
> >
> You can do threads fairly efficiently by pooling them.  I do it in my 
> cache, since I have to allow a timeout on the whole transaction and 
> abort the transaction even in the middle of reading the response if it 
> takes too long.  (The VoiceXML spec requires this.)  But this is 
> probably overkill for httpclient.
> Laura
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