[Patches] [Patch #101120] add .get() to cgi.FieldStorage and cgi.FormContentDict

Jeremy Hylton jeremy@beopen.com
Fri, 25 Aug 2000 10:38:26 -0400 (EDT)

>>>>> "GvR" == Guido van Rossum <guido@beopen.com> writes:

  >> >>>>> "MZ" == Moshe Zadka <moshez@math.huji.ac.il> writes:
  MZ> On Thu, 24 Aug 2000, Jeremy Hylton wrote:
  >> >> I'd be happiest if we limited the changes to the cgi module to
  >> >> bug fixes.  We are in feature freeze now, which means that
  >> >> features -- even ones that make CGI scripting easier -- should
  >> >> be postponed.
  MZ> The patch was in before the feature freeze....
  >> But it wasn't accepted...
  >> Jeremy

  GvR> Let's stop the bickering.  Here's a BDFL pronouncement.
  GvR> Jeremy, please check in the parts that you believe are
  GvR> bugfixes.  Moshe or Ping, once Jeremy has done that, please
  GvR> prepare a new patch that adds the features you want added.
  GvR> We'll discuss those after 2.0 is released.  My feeling is that
  GvR> cgi.py needs a more major overhaul than the addition of a
  GvR> method or two.  Perhaps it's time for a new module, leaner
  GvR> meaner and not backwards compatible.  cgilib.py anyone?

Heh... Ping assigned the patch to me for review and I thought it was
acceptable as it stands -- bug fixes and new features.  It seems
isolated enough to allow it through despite a feature freeze.