[Web-SIG] Why is response_headers a list instead of a dict?
Phillip J. Eby
pje at telecommunity.com
Sun Dec 25 06:13:09 CET 2005
At 10:45 PM 12/24/2005 -0500, Clark C. Evans wrote:
>Why is response_headers a list instead of a dict?
The short answer is because of "Set-Cookie:" headers, and quoting issues
with the 'expires' parameter. The slightly longer answer is that it gives
the application more control of the response, which may be important to
work around bugs in browsers, caches, and proxies currently deployed in the
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