[Haskell-cafe] Connection helpers: for people interested in
dons at galois.com
Wed Mar 5 18:04:59 EST 2008
> On 5 mar 2008, at 22.05, Bjorn Bringert wrote:
> >There is some (dormant?) work on bringing HTTP into the age of the
> >ByteString. Thomas Schilling (nominolo) might be able to tell you more
> >about it.
> Well, I can say with certainty that I won't have the time nor energy
> to bring this into a usable state anytime soon (speak: not this
> year). I think it's unlikely that Jonas will, either. Our work was
> a quick hack, meant mainly as a proof of concept. Doing it well
> would require work and more knowledge of the HTTP protocol than I
> have, ATM. I agree that it would be valuable to the community, but
> it's not gonna be me.
> I wonder, though, what happened to the curl bindings for Haskell?
> This was a Summer of Code project last year. Also Johan Tibell
> expressed some interest in getting bytestrings for HTTP.
$ git clone http://code.haskell.org/curl.git
But really, we want an no-errors bytestring-efficient http of our own.
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