From: Jordi Mas (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon Oct 27 2003 - 10:46:22 EST
Leonard Rosenthol wrote:
> At 12:47 AM +0100 10/27/03, Jordi Mas wrote:
>> Windows system have a wininet.dll library that provides the same
>> services (different API) that libcurl does.
> Actually, it doesn't. WinInet is fine for a "hack", but isn't
> usable for serious I/O - libcurl is MUCH more robust, flexible, and
> faster. (and it's xp - which means we don't have to waste time
> abstracting it).
Is this a personal opinion or it is based on empirical facts?
I have used libcurl under Linux and WinInet under win32. Both worked fine. I
never have done intensive use for it, but they both worked well.
I probably won't use wininet for a server application but it's more than fine
for a client application.
Jordi Mas i Hernāndez (homepage http://www.softcatala.org/~jmas) http://www.softcatala.org
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