[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #9247: Use WordPress HTTP class for SimplePie requests

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Sat Feb 28 03:45:53 GMT 2009

#9247: Use WordPress HTTP class for SimplePie requests
 Reporter:  DD32          |       Owner:  anonymous              
     Type:  defect (bug)  |      Status:  new                    
 Priority:  normal        |   Milestone:  2.8                    
Component:  General       |     Version:  2.8                    
 Severity:  normal        |    Keywords:  has-patch needs-testing
 Whilst SimplePie's request class may work in most cases, There will be
 times when it wont. The HTTP class also has more functionality than the
 SimplePie class.

 AFAIK, SimplePie will expand it in the future(rmccue) however, Its right
 now i'm concerned about.

 The HTTP Class also allows people to disable transports which do not work
 for them, Or to set proxies/blacklistings, For that reason alone,
 SimplePie should utilise the HTTP Class.

 Attached patch converts it, I've done small ammount of testing, There
 doesnt appear to be any problems, However, Testing will be needed to
 ensure its acting 100% like the SimplePie_File, Mainly with regards to

Ticket URL: <http://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/9247>
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