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October 10, 2004, 7:55 am
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Re: $ua->get vs $ua->request
Often an API provides a shorthand mechanism to combine serveral API
calls that are frequently used together into one.
Sometimes a programmer will use the shorthand, sometimes not. Sometimes
one programmer will use it and another will not. Sometimes the
shorthand is a late addittion to the API an some calling code predates
To know why in any particular case you'd have to ask the programmers in
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