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

Michael Hudson mwh@python.net
25 Sep 2002 16:14:25 +0100

Jeremy Hylton <jeremy@alum.mit.edu> writes:

> >>>>> "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
> 2.2.1.

Ooh!  Delagation!  This is now your problem :)

If you (or someone else) don't get to it before 2.2.2's release date,
I'll just dump the trunk's version into the branch.


  Premature optimization is the root of all evil.
       -- Donald E. Knuth, Structured Programming with goto Statements