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From Brian Akins <>
Subject Re: AW: It's that time of the year again
Date Tue, 18 Apr 2006 21:09:59 GMT
Paul Querna wrote:
>  > I guess one of the reasons why mod_cache_requestor did not take off 
> was its
>  > dependency on an external http client library. So what about creating
>  > a http client library and adding it to apr-util / creating 
> apr-http-client
> *cough* serf *cough*

Curl is a wonderfully complete and functional http (and other) client 
with a very good API. (Yes, I have participated in libcurl a little bit).

We actually wrote a proxy that uses libcurl as the http client.  We used 
it until 2.2.0 came out.  Then again after we found all the mod_proxy 

Brian Akins
Lead Systems Engineer
CNN Internet Technologies

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