[Python-ideas] Cookies insanity

Ram Rachum ram at rachum.com
Wed Aug 3 17:48:10 CEST 2011

Devin, I'm not after help; I already had enough help doing the convoluted
things I need to do in order to handle cookies in Python. I am talking on
python-ideas because I think that it's a problem that handling cookies is so
technical in Python and I think that Python should provide simple
cookie-handling modules.

On Wed, Aug 3, 2011 at 10:30 AM, Devin Jeanpierre <jeanpierreda at gmail.com>wrote:

> I understand your frustration, but this isn't the right place to get
> help. Python-Ideas is for ideas intended to improve Python. Stack
> Overflow was a good idea, there are also other mailing lists like
> Python-Help. Also, there is an IRC channel, #python , on the Freenode
> network (irc.freenode.org). I hope you can get an answer in one of
> these places!
> Devin Jeanpierre
> On Wed, Aug 3, 2011 at 10:09 AM, Ram Rachum <ram at rachum.com> wrote:
> > 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:
> >
> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/6878418/putting-a-cookie-in-a-cookiejar
> > 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
> > Python?
> >
> > Ram.
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