1. Your choice. You have now the opportunity to be sure the new version doesn't
break existing code,
2. Nevertheless it is good to have it supported by the component in an
extensible way. We are not
only talking about gzip but any compression scheme.
3. It has already been said that we must start with something and it is planned
to have pure Delphi
implementation. There are plenty.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Angus Robertson - Magenta Systems Ltd" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Tuesday, August 16, 2005 3:21 PM
Subject: Re: [twsocket] HttpCli: Opinion wanted !
> > If you don't understand what we are talking about, please ask some
> > questions to clarify. There are no stupid question, only people afraid
> > to ask.
> I've not taken much notice of this because:
> 1 - the authentication change to HttpCli broke one of my applications
> and it cost a lot of money to fix the consequences, so I'm not going
> use any new versions until it's all finished and heavily tested for
> several weeks.
> 2 - handling gzip compressed pages is already trivial to do in
> RequestDone, I've posted code here in the past.
> 3 - there was talk of using an external ZLIB DLL, which becomes a
> maintenance nightmare.
> If GZIP is to be added I suggest using a Delphi/C++ library such as
> posted 'Enhanced zlib package' today, which is zlib library 1.2.3
> compiled to OBJs, so can be linked without a DLL:
> I've not tested it yet, but I will replace the existing VCLZip library
> I use (also OBJs) with it to check it really does work.
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