org.apache.http.protocol
Interface HttpRequestHandler


public interface HttpRequestHandler

HttpRequestHandler represents a routine for processing of a specific group of HTTP requests. Protocol handlers are designed to take care of protocol specific aspects, whereas individual request handlers are expected to take care of application specific HTTP processing. The main purpose of a request handler is to generate a response object with a content entity to be sent back to the client in response to the given request

Since:
4.0

Method Summary
 void handle(HttpRequest request, HttpResponse response, HttpContext context)
          Handles the request and produces a response to be sent back to the client.
 

Method Detail

handle

void handle(HttpRequest request,
            HttpResponse response,
            HttpContext context)
            throws HttpException,
                   IOException
Handles the request and produces a response to be sent back to the client.

Parameters:
request - the HTTP request.
response - the HTTP response.
context - the HTTP execution context.
Throws:
IOException - in case of an I/O error.
HttpException - in case of HTTP protocol violation or a processing problem.


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