A Twitter thread on the name of the language in Drummer. #
Anton asked why don't the outlines rendered through PagePark support the same Instant Outlines feature that Drummer and Concord Reader support. There was no good answer, so I made it work. There's a quick video demo here. #
Scott asked whether http.client does headers, and at first I said no, but then when I dug in, I realized yes, it does, for non-proxied calls, and with a simple addiiton it should work with proxied calls as well. #
I made the change in the released web Drummer, so theoretically it should work now. I don't have something immediately available to test with. #
If you're expecting to do HTTP-related programming from Drummer, this is something you should pay attention and if possible participate in. This is an important verb, and it's important to get it right. #
Last update: Sunday November 7, 2021; 8:01 PM EST.
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