[Python-Dev] PEP 229 and 222

Andrew Kuchling akuchlin@mems-exchange.org
Tue, 28 Nov 2000 21:57:48 -0500

On Tue, Nov 28, 2000 at 06:01:38PM -0500, Guido van Rossum wrote:
>- Always shared libs.  What about Unixish systems that don't have
>  shared libs?  What if you just want something to be hardcoded as
>  statically linked, e.g. for security reasons?  (On the other hand

Beats me.  I'm not even sure if the Distutils offers a way to compile
a static Python binary.  (GPW: well, does it?)

>idea to start from scratch with a new cgi-ish module (cgi2.py?) rather
>than making the existing cgi.py even more complicated.  (Also, it's
>very fragile -- you never know who uses what mis-feature.)

Indeed.  My inclination is to design two new Request and Response
classes; haven't done that yet, though...