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Bug#664829: ITP: libperlbal-xs-httpheaders-perl -- Perlbal extension for processing HTTP headers faster

Package: wnpp
Severity: wishlist
Owner: Jonathan Steinert <deb@hachi.kuiki.net>

* Package name    : libperlbal-xs-httpheaders-perl
  Version         : 0.20
  Upstream Author : Mark Smith <junior@danga.com>
* URL             : http://search.cpan.org/dist/Perlbal-XS-HTTPHeaders/
* License         : (Artistic, GPL1+)
  Programming Lang: (Perl, C++)
  Description     : Perlbal extension for processing HTTP headers faster

Perlbal::XS::HTTPHeaders is used to read HTTP headers from a string and to
parse them into an internal storage format for easy access and modification.
You can also ask the module to reconstitute the headers into one big string,
useful if you're writing a proxy and need to read and write headers while
maintaining the ability to modify individual parts of the whole.

The goal is to be fast. This is a lot faster than doing all of the text
processing in Perl directly, and a lot of the flexibility of Perl is
maintained by implementing the library in Perl and descending from

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