[Web-SIG] WSGI 2.0

Phillip J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Thu Oct 4 17:40:08 CEST 2007

At 04:48 PM 10/4/2007 +0200, Manlio Perillo wrote:
>Phillip J. Eby ha scritto:
> > [...]
> >
> > WSGI 2.0 does not have a start_response() callable in the first place,
> > so none of these apply.
> >
>I thought that the current WSGI 2.0 draft was only, indeed, a draft.

That's correct.  But eliminating start_response() and write() is 
really the main point of *having* a WSGI 2.0.

> > It's always the case that a WSGI application can be paused after it
> > yields data, even in WSGI 1.0.
>I was not aware of this.
>It may cause some problems to a unaware WSGI application the fact that a
>new "handler" is started "interleaved" with the previous ones.

It may... but the only applications that should be yielding anything 
are ones that are sending large files, doing server push, or 
explicitly *desire* to be interleaved in such fashion.

If your app isn't in one of those categories, you should just be 
yielding a single string to begin with.

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