is there an Python equivalent for the PHP super globals like $_POST, $_COOKIE ?

Paul Watson paul.hermeneutic at
Thu Nov 11 21:24:28 CET 2010

On 2010-11-11 11:20, Stef Mientki wrote:
> On 11-11-2010 19:01, Steve Holden wrote:
>> On 11/11/2010 9:22 AM, Stef Mientki wrote:
>>> hello,
>>> finally got Python running at my server.
>>> Now I would like to replace the PHP server scripts with Python ( for easier maintenance).
>>> But I can't find how th get to PHP's equivalent of $_Post and $_Cookie ?
>>> Google finds lots of links, but I can't find the answer.
>>> thanks,
>>> Stef Mientki
>> Stef:
>> Moving from one language to anther is not just a matter of
>> transliterating the code. Of you try that you will end up with a messy
>> code base that looks like PHP written in Python.
> Steve I agree with you,
> but  replacing a number of 3 to 10 lines of code scripts won't create a mess ;-)
> cheers,
> Stef
>> regards
>>   Steve
If there is no automated process to do the translation, then it should 
be avoided.  It is an opportunity for chaos to ensue.

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