Before reading this, refresh your memory of Joel Spolsky's wonderful post on the Law of Leaky Abstractions [http://www.joelonsoftware.com/articles/LeakyAbstractions.html]. After determining it was possible to write a replacement HttpClient for WP8.1 Silverlight [https://www.
In my last post [https://www.jedidja.ca/wp8-debugging-for-fun-and-profit/], I discussed how Windows Phone and Store apps will refuse to parse HTTP responses (namely headers) that do not strictly follow RFC2616 [http://www.w3.org/Protocols/rfc2616/rfc2616-sec4.html#sec4]
Since I lost several hours on this today, I thought I'd quickly share my experience. There were very few results for the inital terms I searched for so perhaps this may help someone in the future. Laziness I've been working
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