[Python-Dev] urllib vs. cgi

Eric S. Raymond esr@thyrsus.com
Thu, 13 Jul 2000 22:44:10 -0400

Jeremy Hylton <jeremy@beopen.com>:
> Any opinions on adding a symmetrical urldecode to urllib?  I'm not
> thrilled by duplicating code, but the cgi module is big and hairy and
> urllib seems like the obvious place for it.

+0.  It doesn't thrill me, but I can't argue with your analysis either.
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