[Python-Dev] PEP 594: Removing dead batteries from the standard library

Random832 random832 at fastmail.com
Wed May 22 01:38:41 EDT 2019

On Tue, May 21, 2019, at 14:17, Christian Heimes wrote:
> thanks for bringing this topic up. Initially I considered http.server, 
> too. But as Guido put it, it's both used and useful for local testing 
> and quick hacks. I'm already facing opposition for modules that are 
> less controversial and useful than http.server, too. 

Could the high-level functionality of http.server (and perhaps socketserver as a whole) be rebuilt on top of asyncio, with serve_forever implicitly starting an asyncio loop with the server as the only task? Or are the paradigms too different?

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