HTTP POST Implementation

Michael Ströder michael at
Thu Sep 21 12:49:12 CEST 2000

Brendan Leong See wrote:
> > This module builds on SimpleHTTPServer by implementing GET and POST
> > requests to cgi-bin scripts.
> Yes I've noticed the CGI implementation, but this seems only to support CGI
> related POSTing and I get error msgs (501) when I try to use it for other
> reasons.

What prevents you from deriving your own handler class and do
anything you want in do_POST()?

class HTTPHandlerClass(SimpleHTTPServer.SimpleHTTPRequestHandler):

  def do_POST(self):
    Place your fancy POST handler below here

Ciao, michael.

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