added "HEAD" method to test HTTP services. #6

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brunobord commented Oct 24, 2011

I've added a way to perform a "HEAD" query to test if a service is available. The main reason is that GET or POST may return large streams, and the only thing we'd like to test is the availability, not the content of the response.
HEAD requests can save bits of bandwidth...

sebastien added a commit that referenced this pull request Oct 24, 2011

Merge pull request #6 from brunobord/http-head
added "HEAD" method to test HTTP services.

@sebastien sebastien merged commit 21f9164 into sebastien:master Oct 24, 2011

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