[Pharo-project] [Progress Report] Zinc HTTP Components

Stéphane Ducasse stephane.ducasse at inria.fr
Fri Oct 1 07:52:14 EDT 2010



On Oct 1, 2010, at 10:04 AM, Sven Van Caekenberghe wrote:

> Here is a quick progress report regarding the Zinc HTTP Components project.
> Please check the SqueakSource history for a all the details.
> The external documentation has not yet been updated ;-)
> I am very pleased that Matt Kennedy joined the project as a developer and 
> is contributing lots of really important and interesting code - way to go Matt!
> Some highights are:
> - we now have cookie handling, authentication and credential objects
> - there is a new ZnUserAgent client that can do advanced authentication
>  handles cookies, sessions and that can follow redirects
> - there is a ZnFixedClient that can reuse a connection to the same host/port
> - there is support for client side chunked and gzip decoding
> - there is an experimental server that keeps connections alive (unfinised)
> - support classes ZnUserAgentSession and ZnUserAgentSession
> - lots of refactorings, fixes and portability improvements
> - the number of unit tests has increased to 71
> Sven
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