[Web-SIG] [Python-Dev] Backup plan: WSGI 1 Addenda and wsgiref update for Py3

P.J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Tue Sep 21 19:11:50 CEST 2010

At 06:52 PM 9/21/2010 +0200, Antoine Pitrou wrote:
>On Tue, 21 Sep 2010 12:09:44 -0400
>"P.J. Eby" <pje at telecommunity.com> wrote:
> > While the Web-SIG is trying to hash out PEP 444, I thought it would
> > be a good idea to have a backup plan that would allow the Python 3
> > stdlib to move forward, without needing a major new spec to settle
> > out implementation questions.
>If this allows the Web situation in Python 3 to be improved faster
>and with less hassle then all the better.
>There's something strange in your proposal: it mentions WSGI 2 at
>several places while there's no guarantee about what WSGI 2 will be (is

Sorry - "WSGI 2" should be read as shorthand for, "whatever new spec 
succeeds PEP 333", whether that's PEP 444 or something else.

It just means that any new spec that doesn't have to be 
backward-compatible can (and should) more thoroughly address the 
issue in question. 

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