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From Oleg Kalnichevski <ol...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Any up-to-date comparison of HttpClient vs. HttpUrlConnection?
Date Thu, 28 Jan 2010 09:36:40 GMT
On Wed, 2010-01-27 at 15:08 -0800, KARR, DAVID (ATTCINW) wrote:
> Every once in a while, informal discussions come up about the advantages
> of HttpClient vs. HttpUrlConnection.  Is there an up to date version of
> that comparison, so someone could review it point by point?  There are
> old versions of this, like at
> <http://www.innovation.ch/java/HTTPClient/urlcon_vs_httpclient.html>,
> but that's so old, it's not even fair. :)

None I am aware of. 

In the early days of Java (around releases 1.1.8 and 1.2.0)
HttpUrlConnection used to be completely and helplessly broken. These
days if HttpUrlConnection covers all your needs, there is no reason to
use HttpClient.


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