[Python-ideas] Proposed addtion to urllib.parse in 3.1 (and urlparse in 2.7)
eric at trueblade.com
Fri Mar 27 19:54:56 CET 2009
Arnaud Delobelle wrote:
> On 27 Mar 2009, at 16:17, Mart Sõmermaa wrote:
>> On Fri, Mar 27, 2009 at 6:13 PM, Bill Janssen <janssen at parc.com> wrote:
>> Mart Sõmermaa <mrts.pydev at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Appending query parameters to a URL is a very common need. However,
>> > nothing in urllib.parse (and older urlparse) that caters for that need.
>> > Therefore, I propose adding the following to 2.7 and 3.1 in the
>> > libs:
>> > >>> add_query_params('http://foo.com?a=b', b='c', d='q')
>> To begin with, I wouldn't use keyword params. They're syntactically
>> more restrictive than the rules for application/x-www-form-urlencoded
>> allow, so you start by ruling out whole classes of URLs.
>> Valid point, using an ordinary dict instead would resolve that (i.e.
>> def add_query_params(url, param_dict)).
> Note that it's still not general enough as query fields can be repeated,
It's also possible that the order matters. I think an iterable of tuples
(such as returned by dict.items(), but any iterable will do) would be an
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