[Web-SIG] Removal of Cookie in Python 3.0 OK?
brett at python.org
Mon Feb 4 20:28:01 CET 2008
On Feb 3, 2008 3:41 PM, Ian Bicking <ianb at colorstudy.com> 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
> > another.
> 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 the
> 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 honestly don't know. This was just something that someone proposed
and I figured I would quickly look into, especially since I am trying
to create a single http.cookies module. But if both modules stick
around that might not work out very well having BaseCookie,
SimpleCookie, and Cookie all in the same module but doing very
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