[squeak-dev] HttpClient is intended to be used for...

John-Reed Maffeo jrmaffeo at gmail.com
Sat Feb 2 23:12:54 UTC 2019

As one of the unwary who has baked HTTPClient into my application, I went
to the Squeak Wiki to see what I could find about deprecation and found the
documentation about Deprecation <http://wiki.squeak.org/squeak/3940> and
deprecated <http://wiki.squeak.org/squeak/3939>. The deprecated entry had
three instances of self reference and no link to Deprecation, so I made
some changes to make it more helpful.

- jrm

On Wed, Jan 30, 2019 at 3:42 PM tim Rowledge <tim at rowledge.org> wrote:

> > On 2019-01-21, at 1:25 AM, H. Hirzel <hannes.hirzel at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > What is the background information for this?
> HTTPClient appears to be essentially dead, which means I'd like to remove
> it and avoid the cognitive load of having pointless stuff in the image that
> can trap the unwary.
> So far as I can tell it was a wrapper for sockets that might be actual
> sockets of browser-plugin-pseudo-socket-things; since we can't run in a
> browser any more it has no real purpose. Unless I'm wrong about the browser
> thing, we could clean out some cruft and simplify our socket story a bit.
> tim
> --
> tim Rowledge; tim at rowledge.org; http://www.rowledge.org/tim
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