[Haskell] New version of the HTTP module
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Mon Mar 15 23:47:35 EST 2004
--- Bjorn Bringert <d00bring at dtek.chalmers.se> wrote:
> The Haskell HTTP client implementation available
> from  seems to be
> without a maintainer (if anyone knows how to reach
> Warrick Gray, who
> wrote it, let me know).
> I include a modified version of this module in the
> XML-RPC library .
> Changes from the original module include:
> * made it Hugs compatible
> * disabled 100-continue transfers as they
> caused POST requests to
> HTTP/1.0 servers to stall
> * called it Network.HTTP instead of HTTP
> * added support for URIs with a port number
> * added a simple toggle for HTTP traffic
> The modified HTTP module is available from:
> In line with Graham Klyne's suggestion  that a
> consistent version of
> this module be brought into some "community space",
> it will probably
> move to the haskell-libs project at SourceForge in
> the not too distant
Is it possible to move the module to the network
package from the standard libraries
(fptools/libraries). There already exists modules for
CGI,Socket and URI.
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