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Python stdlib proposals

From: Mike Brown <mike@skew.org>
Date: Wed, 1 Aug 2007 11:56:36 -0600 (MDT)
Message-Id: <200708011756.l71Hua4j063967@chilled.skew.org>
To: uri@w3.org

Karl Dubost wrote:
> hmm the interface is not exactly the same, that would be good to mix  
> the two codes. Making  a smooth transition, by maybe [patching][4]  
> little by little the urlparse.py  would help adoption in the python  
> community.

O.R.Senthil Kumaran is working on numerous updates of urllib2.py, urlparse.py, 
and cgi.py for the Google Summer of Code:


He may have bitten off more than he can chew, IMO; backward compatibility
and the demands of flexible APIs may make his life rather difficult:


As I mention at the end of that post:

".,.you might also check the python-dev discussion of urllib in Sep 2004, 
urlparse in Nov 2005, and the competing uriparse.py proposals (Apr, Jun 
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