[Python-Dev] Re: cgitb.py for Python 2.2

Guido van Rossum guido@zope.com
Fri, 03 Aug 2001 12:52:03 -0400

> +1 on additing it to std library
> +1 on turning it on only with an explicit action (although I could


>     live with enabling via side-effect on import of cgitb.py, count me
>     -0 for that).

-1 on enabling it with "import cgitb".  Modules with import side
effects are evil (and trickier to introspect, as Ping should know :-).

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)