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From "Xu, Lilu" <cooki...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Fluent HttpClient
Date Mon, 11 Jul 2011 13:48:55 GMT
Hi Oleg,

I've accomplished the parts of proxy [1], authentication [2], connection
manager [3] and connection manager builder [4]. Some "to me not so
important" methods are ignored this time.
The progress of the development can still be observed in google doc [4]. I
think it should be quite possible to have all essential features listed in
the progress table by the end of July.

Comments and suggestions (both the codes and the progress) are welcomed!

[1] http://code.google.com/p/fluent-hc/wiki/ProxyConfiguration
[2] http://code.google.com/p/fluent-hc/wiki/HttpAuthentication
[3] http://code.google.com/p/fluent-hc/wiki/FluentClientConnManager
[4] http://code.google.com/p/fluent-hc/wiki/ConnManagerBuilder

On Wed, Jun 29, 2011 at 10:40 AM, Oleg Kalnichevski <olegk@apache.org>wrote:

> On Sun, 2011-06-26 at 03:09 +0300, Xu, Lilu wrote:
> > Hi Oleg,
> >
> > I tried my best to design an elegant interface of setting HTTP
> parameters.
> > But it seems quite hard to do so. Now I have almost done this part,
> please
> > have a look at it [1] and drop me some feedback.
> >
> Hi Lilu
> Overall I think you are on the right track. However please do not get
> carried away. You do not have to match every feature provided by
> HttpClient. The main purpose of the fluent facade is to provide an
> easier interface for the most _commons_ use cases. For instance, I
> really do not think there is a need to support protocol interceptors or
> parameter initialization by HashMap with the fluent API. Please stay
> focused on the most essentials things: timeout parameters, proxy
> configuration, connection pool configuration, etc. Ignore those
> parameters that do not look important to you. Those parameters can
> always be added later, if needed. Try to avoid polluting the API with
> too many non-important things and do try to cover as much ground as
> possible. It would be nice to have all essential features in place by
> the end of July.
> > Next step I will try to cover the authentication part. Much appreciated
> if
> > you could provide some suggestions to help me get starting.
> >
> Keep it simple. Just implement methods for setting CredentialsProvider
> or a single set of Credentials initially. Use AuthScope.ANY per default,
> but having a means of setting a more specific auth scope for credentials
> would be nice.
> Hope this helps
> Oleg
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Best regards,

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