Why is CGI module so complicated?

Magnus L. Hetland mlh at idt.ntnu.no
Thu Aug 12 16:12:16 CEST 1999


"Michael P. Reilly" <arcege at shore.net> writes:

> Ian Clarke <I.Clarke at strs.co.uk> wrote:
[...]

> 
> What would be _really_ good (IMO) is to have a "toDict" method that
> does this.

Why not just a factory function in the cgi module?

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import cgi

form = cgi.getFields() # Returns a dictionary version of FormStorage()

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To me, this would be intuitive... You wouldn't have to go through a
seemingly unnecessary class on the way.

> 
>   -Arcege
> 

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