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Re: Setting timeout in HttpURLConnection

From: John Philip Anderson <jpanderson_215@hotmail.com>
Date: Wed, 07 Mar 2001 18:39:19 -0000
To: ylafon@w3.org
Cc: www-jigsaw@w3.org
Message-ID: <F129JcRuqmTlcLP4Bax00007731@hotmail.com>
Dear Gentlemen,

	As shown below, the setRequestTimeout() method of HttpManager.java,v 1.66 
2000/10/11 and earlier versions has no method body (so it does nothing).

	Truly yours,
	John Philip Anderson


    /**
     * Global settings - Set the request timeout.
     * Once a request has been emited, the HttpManager will sit for this
     * given number of milliseconds before the request is declared to have
     * timed-out.
     * <p>This timeout value defaults to the value of the
     * <code>org.w3c.www.http.requestTimeout</code> property value.
     * @param ms The timeout value in milliseconds.
     */

    public void setRequestTimeout(int ms) {
    }

    /**
     * Global settings - Define a global request header.
     * Set a default value for some request header. Once defined, the


>From: Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>
>To: Ronen Lazar <RonenL@gilian.com>
>CC: "'www-jigsaw@w3.org'" <www-jigsaw@w3.org>
>Subject: Re: Setting timeout in HttpURLConnection
>Date: Wed, 7 Mar 2001 18:48:26 +0100 (MET)
>
>On Wed, 7 Mar 2001, Ronen Lazar wrote:
>
> > Hi all,
> >
> > How can I control (set) the value of the blocking timeout for a HTTP 
>request
> > in HttpURLConnection?
> > I'm looking for the effect similar to Socket.setSoTimeout (...).
> >
> > I tried to derive from the HttpURLConnection object and implement my own
> > method like:
> >
> > 	public void setTimeout (int ms)
> > 	{
> > 		HttpManager.getManager().setTimeout (ms);
> > 	}
> >
> > but it doesn't seem to do the job.
>
>If you are using HttpManager, you have setTimeout(), which sets the
>timeout on the socket, and setRequestTimeout(), a timeout on the whole
>transaction.
>See 
>http://jigsaw.w3.org/Doc/Programmer/api/org/w3c/www/protocol/http/HttpManager.html#setTimeout(int)
>Regards,
>
>--
>Yves Lafon - W3C
>"Baroula que barouleras, au tiéu toujou t'entourneras."
>

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