Software at Scale 42 - Daniel Stenberg, founder of curl
Daniel Stenberg is the founder and lead developer of curl and libcurl.
This episode, along with others like this one, reminds me of this XKCD:
We dive into all the complexity of transferring data across the internet.
[00:30] - The complexity behind HTTP. What goes on behind the scenes when I make a web request?
[11:30] - The organizational work behind internet-wide RFCs, like HTTP/3.
[20:00] - Rust in curl. The developer experience, and the overall experience of integrating Hyper.
[30:00] - Web socket support in curl
[34:00] - Fostering an open-source community.
[38:00] - People around the world think Daniel has hacked their system, because of the curl license often included in malicious tools.
[41:00] - Does curl have a next big thing?