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From Oleg Kalnichevski <ol...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [Request for comments] HttpClient re-spin for Android
Date Thu, 06 Feb 2014 13:49:39 GMT
On Tue, 2014-02-04 at 15:12 +0000, sebb wrote:
> On 31 January 2014 09:25, Oleg Kalnichevski <olegk@apache.org> wrote:
> > Sebastian, Gary
> >
> > So, what is the outcome of this discussion?
> >
> > I amended the content of README file based on your feedback. HttpClient
> > for Android is no longer referred to as a re-spin but rather a port. I
> > also reworked the compatibility notes to make them less complex.
> >
> > Do you object in general to adding a page about this port to the project
> > web site, inviting the users to try out the snapshot and soliciting
> > their feedback?
> I have updated the download section as only official releases should
> be promoted.
> > Based on the feedback we can still decide how to proceed further.
> My concern at present is that the process for building the port is
> insufficiently documented.
> There are almost no comments in the gradle scripts, so it is not clear
> what the various lists of class names represent, nor how to maintain
> them if changes are made to the stock source.
> Also most files need AL headers.


I'll surely add comments to the migration script and missing AL headers.
More importantly, though, I doubt the script will ever be used again
after a public release of the 4.3 port and it can be completely removed
once HttpClient 5.0 goes ALPHA.


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