[Python-Dev] Re: httplib.py vs 222
25 Sep 2002 16:14:25 +0100
Jeremy Hylton <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> >>>>> "MH" == Michael Hudson <email@example.com> 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
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