Designing the core has been an exercise in not having it do anything. That is, the core is really nothing but a registry for features.
Reason for this is that no two applications use libwww in the same way and in order to maintain a shared code base, the core has to be very flexible
Core consists of a set of fundamental classes
used in Web client apps
On top is a
default set of profiles that help app writers pick often used features
Henrik Frystyk Nielsen
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