[racket-dev] net/url and https

From: Eli Barzilay (eli at barzilay.org)
Date: Sun Jun 19 22:29:30 EDT 2011

Three minutes ago, Robby Findler wrote:
> +1 to that sentiment.
> I think this whole conversation is meant to be about how do we best
> get from here to there. The question pending is how much is it
> reasonable to break code that might use more obscure parts of the
> current api. I'm taking the relatively hard-line stance that we
> should not break any of it (even without really knowing how much of
> it exists), partly just because I think preserving backwards
> compatibility (esp. for core libraries) is important and partly
> because there is not yet a authoritative response of the form "well,
> please just go use this well-designed library instead" available
> yet.

FWIW, I'm not convinced by the first point -- especially given that
it's about a unitized interface in net/*, and I'd like to see them all
go away together with undusting some of the code.

But I am fine with hacking around it given the second point.

          ((lambda (x) (x x)) (lambda (x) (x x)))          Eli Barzilay:
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