[Python-Dev] 3.x as the official release

P.J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Thu Sep 16 00:35:30 CEST 2010

At 11:50 PM 9/15/2010 +0200, Dirkjan Ochtman wrote:
>On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 21:18, P.J. Eby <pje at telecommunity.com> wrote:
> > If I were to offer a suggestion to a PEP author or dictator wanting to get
> > something out ASAP, it would probably be to create a compromise between the
> > "flat" model (my personal favorite) and the mod_wsgi model, as an addendum
> > to PEP 333. Â Specifically:
> >
> > * leave start_response/write in play (ala mod_wsgi)
>The alternative is returning a three-tuple status, headers,
>content-iterable, right?
>I would definitely prefer just returning a three-tuple instead of the
>crappy start_response callback that returns a write callable. It makes
>applications easier to write, and the unified model should also make
>server implemation easier. It also combines nicely with yield from in
>some cases.

I would prefer it too (which is why the "flat" model is my favorite), 
but I think it would be easier to get a quick consensus for something 
that allows apps to be more mechanically ported from 2.x to 3.x.

That's why I said, "offer a suggestion to ... get something out ASAP".  ;-)

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