[Development] Proposal for allowing handling of HTTP redirects in QNAM

Mandeep Sandhu mandeepsandhu.chd at gmail.com
Thu Dec 26 18:10:51 CET 2013

On Thu, Dec 26, 2013 at 8:12 PM, Richard Moore <rich at kde.org> wrote:
> On 26 December 2013 13:11, Thiago Macieira <thiago.macieira at intel.com> wrote:
>> On quinta-feira, 26 de dezembro de 2013 18:15:56, Mandeep Sandhu wrote:
>>> We could emit download progress for each intermediate request, but
>>> won't that look strange to a user as the bytes received & _possibly_
>>> bytes total values will keep changing across these requests? Or is
>>> that acceptable given the user knows that we're making multiple
>>> requests on its behalf?
>> There is no downloadProgress for any intermediate requests. We know that we're
>> redirecting before we get the first byte of data out of the server. At that
>> point, we can abandon the QHttpNetworkReply and move on to the next already.
> Hmm true, though we'll have to make sure we read any body provided
> rather than just abandon the request or we can't reuse the connection.

Reuse of connection will also depend on where we're being redirected
to. If it's a different domain/server altogether then we'll have to
make a new connection (eg: how URL shortening services work).


> Rich.
> _______________________________________________
> Development mailing list
> Development at qt-project.org
> http://lists.qt-project.org/mailman/listinfo/development

More information about the Development mailing list