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27  
28  package org.apache.http.protocol;
29  
30  import org.apache.http.annotation.ThreadingBehavior;
31  import org.apache.http.annotation.Contract;
32  
33  import java.text.DateFormat;
34  import java.text.SimpleDateFormat;
35  import java.util.Date;
36  import java.util.Locale;
37  import java.util.TimeZone;
38  
39  /**
40   * Generates a date in the format required by the HTTP protocol.
41   *
42   * @since 4.0
43   */
44  @Contract(threading = ThreadingBehavior.SAFE)
45  public class HttpDateGenerator {
46  
47      /** Date format pattern used to generate the header in RFC 1123 format. */
48      public static final
49          String PATTERN_RFC1123 = "EEE, dd MMM yyyy HH:mm:ss zzz";
50  
51      /** The time zone to use in the date header. */
52      public static final TimeZone GMT = TimeZone.getTimeZone("GMT");
53  
54      private final DateFormat dateformat;
55      private long dateAsLong = 0L;
56      private String dateAsText = null;
57  
58      public HttpDateGenerator() {
59          super();
60          this.dateformat = new SimpleDateFormat(PATTERN_RFC1123, Locale.US);
61          this.dateformat.setTimeZone(GMT);
62      }
63  
64      public synchronized String getCurrentDate() {
65          final long now = System.currentTimeMillis();
66          if (now - this.dateAsLong > 1000) {
67              // Generate new date string
68              this.dateAsText = this.dateformat.format(new Date(now));
69              this.dateAsLong = now;
70          }
71          return this.dateAsText;
72      }
73  
74  }