[Web-SIG] PEP 0333 and PEP XXXX Updated
renesd at gmail.com
Sun Sep 20 17:21:34 CEST 2009
On Sun, Sep 20, 2009 at 3:51 PM, P.J. Eby <pje at telecommunity.com> wrote:
> At 08:48 AM 9/20/2009 -0400, Etienne Robillard wrote:
>> Good plan but I'm afraid now only a bunch of elite people on this list
>> is going to remember all the details on theses "upcoming"
>> specifications. Why the rush to specify WSGI 3.0 and not focus
>> mainly on the next one ahead ?
> Because having more versions of the spec is a bug, not a feature. How many
> versions will a server or framework be reasonably expected to support?
> Also, note that changing the calling convention ensures that you can't
> accidentally run an old application with a server that will be sending it
> different information than it expects. This ensures that we can have clean
> boundary conditions between spec versions, and can hopefully just have a
> few, well-tested and battle-hardened converters.
+1 for one new version with different behaviour.
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