Re: infinite loop with http requests
Oliver Wong wrote:
"yawnmoth" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
I'm trying to write something that'll let me output the contents of a
given webpage while skipping over the headers. Since I'm trying to
learn raw HTTP, I'm using Sockets and not URL.
[snip most of the code]
Socket sock = new Socket("www.google.com", 80);
I recommend against using google as your test server. Google does some
funky stuff when it detects that Java is connecting to it, which may give
you unexpected results.
Good suggestion except for two things, He isn't using Java's URL API,
which is what's responsible for setting the User-Agent string. Second,
you can override the User-Agent string, and google couldn't possible
know the difference.
In any case, his problem is that the OP is comparingwith line == "",
when he should use line.equals(""), or better yet line.size() == 0
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