[Twisted-Python] HTML shoudl not be baked into twisted.web HTTPimplementation

Johann Borck johann.borck at densedata.com
Wed Dec 9 22:40:39 EST 2009

Jared Gisin wrote:
> It's unambiguously the correct default if you incorrectly assume that
> you're always dealing with a web browser client, which is an invalid
> assumption.
It's not always - it is almost always, a textbook example for the 
applicability of a sensible default. 
> The bottom line is that twisted.web contains the only implement of HTTP
> in twisted which unfortunately is muddled in HTML. 
> [...]
> Get the HTML out of the HTTP protocol implementation. It flat out does
> not belong there.
Indeed a philosophical question, is it possible to get the nonexistent 
out of a piece of code? Nonexistent understanding is a strong candidate, 
as it would appear.
> Twisted should provide a clean, clear interface for working with HTTP.
Yes. So nice it does, isn't it?

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