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From Ortwin Glück <...@odi.ch>
Subject Re: [PATCH] HttpClient: possibility to specify port number in Host headers
Date Sat, 07 Jan 2006 12:31:39 GMT

We currently do not understand why this feature is important to you. 
Could you please take a moment and explain your situation.


Ortwin Glück

Oleg Kalnichevski wrote:
> Odi,
> There is no such thing as a virtual port in the HTTP spec and we ought
> not invent stuff. On top of that I personally do not see this feature to
> be of any practical use. 
> For a tiny minority of users that might find it useful this feature can
> be easily added on top of HttpClient. In my opinion clearly does not
> warrant inclusion into the stock version of HttpClient.
> If you feel very strongly about it, feel free to take ownership of this
> patch and include it into the 3.1 release. I will not veto it, but I
> will respectfully remain -0 on it.
> Cheers,
> Evil Comrade Oleg

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