[meta-sig] Proposal: Web-SIG

Bill Janssen janssen@parc.com
Mon, 7 Apr 2003 17:36:11 PDT


I think it's a much-needed idea.  I've been writing an application on
top of Medusa, and I'm mildly shocked at the state of Python's Web
libraries (which, to be fair, were contributed by various people at
various times -- most of those times being in the past).  No CSS
parser?  Unbelievable.  No way in the libraries (say, httplib) to pass
multipart/form-data arguments?  Intriguing.

I think one of the deliverables should be a roadmap for updating the
standard libraries related to the Web to bring them in line with
modern Web practice, and a plan for a mechanism to keep them