[Haskell-cafe] [web-devel] http-enumerator: redirects, streaming and keep-alive

Michael Snoyman michael at snoyman.com
Thu Feb 3 06:06:02 CET 2011

On Thu, Feb 3, 2011 at 12:00 AM, Antoine Latter <aslatter at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 2, 2011 at 3:01 PM, Felipe Almeida Lessa
> <felipe.lessa at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Feb 2, 2011 at 6:30 PM, Antoine Latter <aslatter at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Or you could remove the socket from the map while it's in use.
>> And what about connection limits?  We shouldn't create a thousand
>> connections to the same host =).
> Not a bad idea, but that may be creeping outside the scope of the bug
> as reported.
> If you're writing a web-scraper/spider, it is true you might need some
> sort of higher-level manager to handle concurrent access. I'm not sure
> what that would look like, though
>> --
>> Felipe.

I think Felipe's point is that using the approach I outlined, we will
never spawn more than one connection to a single host. By simply
taking the socket out of the map, there's no limit to the number of
sockets that will be created.


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