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From Oleg Kalnichevski <ol...@apache.org>
Subject Re: HttpClient 3.1 (final) release?
Date Fri, 16 Feb 2007 14:56:08 GMT
On Thu, 2007-02-15 at 13:25 -0700, Bindul Bhowmik wrote:
> On 2/14/07, Michael Becke <mbecke@gmail.com> wrote:
> > I'm fine with an RC release.  I will also take a look at this issue.
> >
> > Mike
> >
> > On 2/14/07, Roland Weber <http-async@dubioso.net> wrote:
> > > Hi OLeg,
> > >
> > > > It looks like we have something we should look into before new release
> > > > is cut
> > > >
> > > > https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HTTPCLIENT-633
> > > >
> > > > 3.1-RC1 maybe?
> > >
> > > Yes and yes.
> > >
> > > If Mike doesn't find time to look into the issue,
> > > I'll dig into it this week-end.
> > >
> > > cheers,
> > >   Roland
> > >
> > >
> 
> All,
> 
> An email on the user thread[1][2] got me thinking. Would it be worth
> to add the <code>shutdown()</code> method to the HttpConnectionManager
> interface? Two of the three implementations of the interface already
> support the shutdown method.
> 
> If there is consensus on implementing this, I could provide a patch
> (and a JIRA issue) for this.
> 
> I understand that this might break compatibility for applications
> which have implemented their own connection managers. So, if the
> method is introduced, is it worth getting into 3.1 or should it be
> deffered until 4.0?
> 

Hi Bindul,

An introduction of a new method to the HttpConnectionManager interface
would render HttpClient 3.1 binary incompatible with HttpClient 3.x. We
just can't do that. This will have to wait until 4.0

Cheers,

Oleg


> Regards,
> Bindul
> 
> [1]: http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/jakarta-httpclient-user/200702.mbox/%3c8a6db32b0702151052o217da5bfr1ffdf8e93ec2a732@mail.gmail.com%3e
> [2]: http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/jakarta-httpclient-user/200702.mbox/%3c882a6a7e0702151151o243ca2bdv89bfd2bcf91c1bef@mail.gmail.com%3e


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