[Python-Dev] Re: httplib.py vs 222

Jeremy Hylton jeremy@alum.mit.edu
Wed, 25 Sep 2002 10:44:10 -0400

>>>>> "MH" == Michael Hudson <mwh@python.net> writes:

  MH> I'm tempted to just dump the trunk's version of httplib.py onto
  MH> the release branch.  Poring over logs reveals that nearly every
  MH> checkin is marked as a bugfix candidate (occasionally with a
  MH> question mark).

  MH> Certainly it seems ot would be easier to work the checkins that
  MH> aren't bugfixes out of the trunk than work those that are into
  MH> the branch, if you see what I mean.

  MH> But I've never used httplib, so I thought I should ask here
  MH> first (and Cc: the people responsible for most of the changes).

  MH> Comments?

I think it makes sense to make httplib identical.  The changes to
httplib have all been intended to make it more robust.  

My one worry is that a set of changes I made may have broken pipelined
https requests in order to fix a different set of bugs.  I had
intended to check whether pipelined https requests actually worked in