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Id: 114319
Status: resolved
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Queue: libwww-perl

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Subject: DIfferentiate between socket connect timeout and Webserver response timeout
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Scenario: you wish to call one of several servers which will complete the TCP handshake in under a second, but then take a minute to return the data. If one of the servers is down, you want to swiftly switch to a different server, without waiting the full minute for the response timeout. Could libwww be updated to add in a new connect_timeout attribute which defaults to the current timeout ?


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