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http_client->receive( ) results in HTTP_COMMUNICATION_FAILURE

I am trying to connect my BSP application to the SDN RSS Feed using the example as described in Brian's weblog 'BSP Programming: RSS = HttpClient + XML + XSLT' (link: /people/brian.mckellar/blog/2004/06/25/bsp-programming-rss-httpclient-xml-xslt).

However when the code reaches the statement http_client->receive( ) a shortdump occurs stating there is a HTTP_COMMUNICATION_FAILURE. I understand that the shortdump is a result of not raising an event but I do not understand why the actual command fails. Can anyone explain to me why I seem to be unable to setup HTTP connection. I traced the connection but no leads there. Thanks in advance, Tiest.

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    Posted on Jan 28, 2005 at 08:02 AM

    Tiest, is this the same code from my tutorial?

    The HTTP connection could be a problem if you are behind a Proxy or if you are given proxy data and have no proxy.

    Take a look at this weblog:


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      Hi Craig, I have been able to solve the first HTTP_COMMUNICATIO_ERROR, was caused by incorrect default RSS URL, after changing that entry no more http_client->receive errors occur. New problem have been identified, will open new thread after my investigations do not provide an answer. Thanks, Tiest

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