[Web-SIG] Latest WSGI Draft

Ian Bicking ianb at colorstudy.com
Mon Aug 23 17:43:17 CEST 2004

Phillip J. Eby wrote:
>> Well, let's say mod_python adds two extensions.  One is to do a local 
>> redirect, the other is to do a recursive call.  The local redirect 
>> would be in wsgi.extensions (if it existed), but the recursive call 
>> would not.  With wsgi.extensions, the middleware would eliminate the 
>> local redirect, and the application would be forced to use the 
>> recursive call and write out the result of that.  Which is what you 
>> would want, because then the middleware would have an opportunity to 
>> modify the output.
> In that case, why not have the local_redirect function require the 
> start_response callable as one of its parameters?  It can then refuse if 
> the output has been captured by middleware.

How can it tell output is going to be captured?

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