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From Chad La Joie <laj...@itumi.biz>
Subject Re: Header Constants and Date Parsing
Date Wed, 08 Sep 2010 11:22:29 GMT

On 9/8/10 6:01 AM, Oleg Kalnichevski wrote:
> On Tue, 2010-09-07 at 20:21 -0400, Chad La Joie wrote:
>> I have a suggestion and a question.
>> First, I'd like to suggest creating an HTTP header names constant file
>> similar to HttpStatus.  A few HTTP defined header names are defined on
>> the HTTP object but not the majority of them.  While there are lots of
>> different specs that define HTTP headers I'm just suggesting those
>> defined in the HTTP specifications themselves.
> We will happily accept such class if contributed.

Done.  https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HTTPCORE-232
Note, Apache already has my contribution agreement so that's all set.

>> Second, a question.  Is there a utility to parse HTTP dates into
>> something a bit more friendly to work with.  Something like
>> java.util.Date or milliseconds since the epoch?
> There is o.a.h.impl.cookie.DateUtils class in HttpClient module that
> simplifies parsing and formatting of date attributes in HTTP headers.
> See if that is what you want.

Yeah, that looks like what I need.  Thanks.

Chad La Joie
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