HTTP::MHTTP - this library provides reasonably low level access to the HTTP protocol, for perl. This does not replace LWP (what possibly could :-) but is a cut for speed. It also supports all of HTTP 1.0, so you have GET, POST, PUT, HEAD, and DELETE. Some support of HTTP 1.1 is available - sepcifically Transfer-Encoding = chunked and the Keep-Alive extensions.
A way faster http access library that uses C extension based on mhttp to do the calls. http_init() initialise the mhttp library - must be called once to reset all internals, use http_reset() if you don't need to reset your headers before the next cal...PIERS/HTTP-MHTTP-0.15 - 13 Dec 2003 20:55:25 UTC