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From "Asankha C. Perera" <asan...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Http Async Client stability for production use
Date Sun, 10 Feb 2013 07:28:39 GMT
Hi Oleg
> I think HttpAsyncClient 4.0-beta3 is quite stable as far as I can tell
> by feedback from users. There has been only one serious bug reported
> (HTTPASYNC-34, fixed in trunk). A few months back CXF project chose it
> over all other HTTP clients as their default async client side HTTP
> transport after extensive evaluation. They seem to be OK.
Thats great to hear!
> Having said that I have been doing a lot of refactoring on it in my
> local repository to improve performance and am also planning to migrate
> it to HttpCore 4.3 API. There will be a period of instability ahead and
> I do not expect it to go GA soon. If you do no not need a full blown
> HTTP client with proxy, auth and cookie support stick to HttpCore for a
> few more months.
Ok.. we will stick to HttpCore right now, as we do not need extensive 
proxy or cookie support. However authentication support is something we 
would like to utilize, especially the new NTLM support, SPNEGO and 
Kerberos. I will ping the list if I need assistance incorporating those in.

thanks and regards

On 02/09/2013 10:47 PM, Oleg Kalnichevski wrote:
> On Sat, 2013-02-09 at 11:26 +0530, Asankha C. Perera wrote:
>> Hi All
>> We are in the process of migrating our code to the latest versions of
>> HttpCore / NIO and I was wondering how stable the Async Client is right
>> now for possible production use. Should we expect many more releases /
>> major API changes until it becomes GA, or are we close to a GA being in
>> the 3rd beta?
>> regards
>> asankha

Asankha C. Perera
AdroitLogic, http://adroitlogic.org


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