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NAME ^

HTTP::Thin - A Thin Wrapper around HTTP::Tiny to play nice with HTTP::Message

VERSION ^

version 0.006

SYNOPSIS ^

    use 5.12.1;
    use HTTP::Request::Common;
    use HTTP::Thin;

    say HTTP::Thin->new()->request(GET 'http://example.com')->as_string;

DESCRIPTION ^

WARNING: This module is untested beyond the very basics. The implementation is simple enough that it shouldn't do evil things but, yeah it's still not approved for use by small children.

HTTP::Thin is a thin wrapper around HTTP::Tiny adding the ability to pass in HTTP::Request objects and get back HTTP::Response objects. The maintainers of HTTP::Tiny, justifiably, don't want to have to maintain compatibility but many other projects already consume the HTTP::Message objects. This is just glue code doing what it does best.

METHODS ^

request

In addition to the parameters documented in HTTP::Tiny, HTTP::Thin takes HTTP::Request objects as well.

The return value is an HTTP::Response object.

WHY? ^

A conversation on IRC lead to mst, ether, and I agreeing that this would be a useful module but probably not worth the effort. I wrote it anyway to get it out of my head.

AUTHOR ^

Chris Prather <chris@prather.org>

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE ^

This software is copyright (c) 2013 by Chris Prather.

This is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as the Perl 5 programming language system itself.

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