org.apache.http.entity
Interface ContentLengthStrategy

All Known Implementing Classes:
DisallowIdentityContentLengthStrategy, LaxContentLengthStrategy, StrictContentLengthStrategy

public interface ContentLengthStrategy

Represents a strategy to determine length of the enclosed content entity based on properties of the HTTP message.

Since:
4.0

Field Summary
static int CHUNKED
           
static int IDENTITY
           
 
Method Summary
 long determineLength(HttpMessage message)
          Returns length of the given message in bytes.
 

Field Detail

IDENTITY

static final int IDENTITY
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Constant Field Values

CHUNKED

static final int CHUNKED
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Constant Field Values
Method Detail

determineLength

long determineLength(HttpMessage message)
                     throws HttpException
Returns length of the given message in bytes. The returned value must be a non-negative number, IDENTITY if the end of the message will be delimited by the end of connection, or CHUNKED if the message is chunk coded

Parameters:
message - HTTP message
Returns:
content length, IDENTITY, or CHUNKED
Throws:
HttpException - in case of HTTP protocol violation


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