[Haskell-cafe] Contributing to http-conduit
michael at snoyman.com
Wed Jan 25 05:05:34 CET 2012
It would be the new request indicated by the server response, if the
server gave a redirect response.
On Tue, Jan 24, 2012 at 9:05 PM, Myles C. Maxfield
<myles.maxfield at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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>
>> 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
>> > code,
>> > just to know which URL the bytes are coming from. I feel that adding
>> > this
>> > 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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