[Python-ideas] Cookies insanity

Ram Rachum ram at rachum.com
Wed Aug 3 16:09:26 CEST 2011

Hello folks,

About a week ago I was trying to do a tiny web project in Python.

I wanted to send a request to some website, get a cookie, and then send that
cookie on the next request.

I could not believe how convoluted that task has turned out to be.

Check out my StackOverflow question:

Unless I'm missing something, this looks insane to me. Why is so much code
needed to do such a simple task? Why can't this be done with 3-4 lines of

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