Scamper Re: [ANN] Working SSL In Squeak

Lex Spoon lex at
Thu Oct 12 21:18:51 UTC 2006

"David Faught" <dave.faught at> writes:
> Here are a few observations:

Wow, great research, David!  Very helpful.

> . There has been some talk lately on the list of dropping HTTPSocket
> in favor of Steven Waring's HTTPClient code.  In most respects that
> would probably be a good move.

I do not know this code, but any carefully written HTTP implementation
would likely be an improvement.  HTTPSocket was written for a demo,
and has had various patches added over time, and it has always just
barely done well enough that no one got excited to clean it up and/or
rewrite it.


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