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Re: svn 1.2 and neon 0.25 -- xml-escaping problem.

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-03-09 23:04:20 CET

On Mar 9, 2005, at 3:36 PM, Tom Lord wrote:

> From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman@collab.net>
> What should we do?
> Exploit your leadership position within the FOSS world to mount
> an effort to make a competing replacement for libneon. The replacement
> doesn't have to be as *general* as libneon and probably shouldn't be.
> Libneon sucks big time but that's mostly because it is the only thing
> that does what it does. If it had legitimate and serious competition
> for the most interesting use cases, then libneon would be instantly
> much *better* simply by virtue of the existence of that competition.
> After that, it would get better still simply by virtue of trying to
> compete against the competition.
> So: use your popularity to make libneon better by attempting to kill
> it off (and succeeding at displacing it in some cases).

There's already a replacement in the works, being written by Greg Stein
and Justin Erenkrantz. The particular itch they want to scratch is to
implement HTTP pipelining, but it seems pretty open.

The repository is here: http://svn.webdav.org/repos/projects/serf

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