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From Ortwin Gl├╝ck <...@odi.ch>
Subject Re: [HttpClient 4.0] Further development
Date Sat, 15 Oct 2005 11:53:58 GMT
Totally fine with me. Patch away...

Odi

Oleg Kalnichevski wrote:
> Folks
> 
> It looks like it is going to be a very dull and uneventful weekend here
> and I'll have some spare time to work on the new HTTP components for
> HttpClient 4.0. I'll be mostly writing boring test cases since the test
> coverage slipped from 80% to 50% as a result of code refactoring
> intended to improve performance. The test coverage needs to be
> improved. 
> 
> At the same time I would like to suggest some design level changes
> 
> * I would like to move all NIO related code from HttpCommon to
> HttpAsync. Hence on NIO will be used for non-blocking HTTP only.
> Blocking NIO proved inferior in terms of performance to classic IO, and,
> frankly, is useless for blocking HTTP.
> 
> * Rename HttpCommon to HttpBase (better name suggestions are welcome) to
> avoid confusion with Jakarta Commons
> 
> * Rename HttpAsync to HttpNIO. In my opinion NIO (as in non-blocking
> I/O) should be more descriptive and recognizable to an average Java folk
> than async.
> 
> Please let me know what you think and feel free to suggest a better name
> for HttpCommon/HttpBase package if you happen to have some new ideas
> 
> Oleg


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