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RE: Setting timeout in HttpURLConnection

From: John Philip Anderson <jpanderson_215@hotmail.com>
Date: Thu, 08 Mar 2001 13:54:40 -0000
To: RonenL@gilian.com
Cc: www-jigsaw@w3.org
Message-ID: <F3130F1mmBNpi6MEn9400007604@hotmail.com>
Dear Mr. Lazar,

One more thing:

5.) Again according to the Java v1.3 SE API, Socket.setSoTimeout() ONLY 
limits the amount of time a read() call on the InputStream associated with 
that Socket.  The Socket itself is not affected by the timeout and is still 
treated as being "valid."  So, if the block is caused by the lack of an 
InputStream (as in my case), manipulating setSoTimeout() will not solve the 

John Philip Anderson

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Received on Thursday, 8 March 2001 08:55:12 UTC

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