[Web-SIG] Dealing with urllib, urllib2, and urlparse
fdrake at gmail.com
Thu Feb 21 03:38:16 CET 2008
On Wed, Feb 20, 2008 at 8:57 PM, Bill Janssen <janssen at parc.com> wrote:
> A quick grep shows that I use "quote", "quote_plus", "unquote", and
> "unquote_plus" from urllib. Not sure how representative that is, but
Those are probably pretty commonly in use, I suppose. They should
definitely be preserved somewhere.
> they should at least be preserved in urllib2. By the way, shouldn't
> the name "urllib" be used for "urllib2", if "urllib" is tossed?
No. The names urllib and urllib2 should both be tossed. The *lib
naming convention is horrible and should die a painful death.
Fred L. Drake, Jr. <fdrake at gmail.com>
"Chaos is the score upon which reality is written." --Henry Miller
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