[Haskell-cafe] Contributing to http-conduit
Myles C. Maxfield
myles.maxfield at gmail.com
Tue Jan 24 20:05:37 CET 2012
Sorry, I don't think I'm following. What would the meaning of the value
returned from checkRedirect be?
On Tue, Jan 24, 2012 at 10:47 AM, Michael Snoyman <michael at snoyman.com>wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 24, 2012 at 6:57 PM, Myles C. Maxfield
> <myles.maxfield at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Mon, Jan 23, 2012 at 10:43 PM, Michael Snoyman <michael at snoyman.com>
> > wrote:
> >> On Tue, Jan 24, 2012 at 8:37 AM, Myles C. Maxfield
> >> <myles.maxfield at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> > I have attached a patch to add a redirect chain to the Response
> >> > datatype.
> >> > Comments on this patch are very welcome.
> >> I thought that this isn't necessary since a client wanting to track
> >> all the redirects could just handle them manually by setting the
> >> redirect count to 0.
> > It seems like a lot of work to re-implement the redirection-following
> > just to know which URL the bytes are coming from. I feel that adding
> > field makes the library easier to use, but it's your call.
> If that's the concern, I'd much rather just expose a function to help
> with dealing with redirects, rather than sticking a rather arbitrary
> [Ascii] in everyone's Response. I think a function along the lines of:
> checkRedirect :: Response -> Maybe Request
> would fit the bill, and could be extracted from the current `http`
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