[Web-SIG] [proposal] wsgiref.util.abs_url

Phillip J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Sun May 4 19:43:23 CEST 2008

At 11:03 PM 5/2/2008 +0200, Manlio Perillo wrote:
>I think that a function like (not tested):
>def abs_url(environ, relative_url):
>     """Return the absolute url"""
>     url += quote(relative_url)
>     return url
>would be an useful addition to the wsgiref.util module.
>What do you think?

I think that it doesn't accept a relative URL, it accepts an absolute path.

I also think that using urlparse.urljoin() with either request_uri() 
or application_uri() would be a clearer (and tested) way to obtain an 
absolute URL, and more generally useful.

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