[Web-SIG] Removal of Cookie in Python 3.0 OK?
jim at zope.com
Mon Feb 4 14:58:32 CET 2008
On Feb 3, 2008, at 6:41 PM, Ian Bicking wrote:
> Brett Cannon wrote:
>> As part of the standard library cleanup for Python 3.0, it has been
>> suggested to me that the Cookie module be removed. The rationale for
>> this is that most of the module is already deprecated and cookielib
>> does a better job for cookie support anyway.
>> I just wanted to see if anyone here had strong objections (along with
>> reasons) as to why the module should be kept around in some form or
> I think most frameworks still use the Cookie module. The cookielib
> module is more oriented to the client side. It doesn't seem to have
> same parsing functions that you'd use on the server side (though maybe
> they are there and just not documented because they also exist in the
> Cookie module).
I think most web frameworks use setuptools at this point. I'd rather
get this as a distribution, rather than from the standard library. In
fact, I'd prefer to see all web-development libraries distributed
separate from the language in Python 3.
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