HTTP client API

Chris Hegarty chris.hegarty at
Sat Sep 3 18:47:50 UTC 2016

Martin, Wenbo,

We are considering the feedback, will take it under advisement, and
reply in due course.


> On 26 Aug 2016, at 22:14, Martin Buchholz <martinrb at> wrote:
> I don't know much about http, but I believe those who say that it's very hard to get the API right.  Perhaps it would be best to deliver a http client library as an independent beta package for use with jdk 8+ with a final version becoming part of jdk 10?  Perhaps there can be a productive collaboration here with companies for which http is bread-n-butter?
> As a precedent, jsr166 historically released independent jars in this way in the jsr166* packages
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