[meta-sig] Re: Another try at a Python Web SIG?

holger krekel hpk at trillke.net
Thu Oct 16 14:38:09 EDT 2003


[Bill Janssen Tue, Oct 14, 2003 at 06:46:45PM -0700]
> I've put up a draft charter for a Python Web SIG at
> http://www.parc.com/janssen/transient/websig.html.
> 
> Here are the two required blurbs:
> 
> (short one) The Python Web SIG is dedicated to improving Python's
> support for interacting with World Wide Web services and clients.
> 
> (long one) The first task should be to create a plan (in the form of a
> PEP) for bringing the Web support in the standard Python library up to
> modern standards.  This would address capabilities such as (but not
> limited to) CSS parsing, XHTML parsing and generation support,
> client-side and server-side SSL support, simple server frameworks,
> multi-part/form-data POST support, and CGI support.  I suggest that we
> set a time limit of six months for coming up with a plan.

do you want to come up with API definitions without actually
implementing the stuff?  Or what exactly do you mean with "a plan"? 
Maybe I am too careful here but i don't know what happens if we
discuss "a plan" for six month :-)

    holger



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