[Twisted-Python] web2 -> web ToDo List

Kevin Horn kevin.horn at gmail.com
Sat Feb 6 13:33:48 EST 2010

On Sat, Feb 6, 2010 at 11:23 AM, <exarkun at twistedmatrix.com> wrote:

> On 05:06 pm, valeriy.zamarayev at gmail.com wrote:
> >On 6 Feb 2010, 17:34, exarkun at twistedmatrix.com wrote:
> >>On 4 Feb, 09:16 pm, ssteinerx at gmail.com wrote:
> >>>While I see tickets in the tracker for web2 and others for web, I
> >>>couldn't find a 'cherry pick' list of things to be moved from web2
> >>>back
> >>>into web.
> >>>
> >>>Is there one?
> >>
> >>Not really.  It'd be great to have such a list.  Any time anyone
> >>brings
> >>up their use of web2, I ask them what features it provides that caused
> >>them to select it or prevent them from switching to Twisted Web.  One
> >>answer that a lot of people give is streaming access to uploads (which
> >>Twisted Web indeed makes very inconvenient now).  There's a ticket for
> >>this, #288.  The other answers people tend to give are "I don't
> >>know" or
> >>"nothing in particular".  Sometimes they also say "HTTP/1.1 support",
> >>but when further questioned about this, they can't actually explain
> >>what
> >>that means.
> >
> >I also depend on 100-Continue support. This is somehow related to
> >#288, but not
> >explicitly mentioned. If one wants to stream POST data, it's better to
> >have 'expect/continue' working. It allows to check various conditions,
> >including
> >authentication before allowing the client to proceed.
> Awesome, thanks for adding to the list. :)  Now that there are two items
> on it, I've added a section to the end of
> <http://twistedmatrix.com/trac/wiki/TwistedWebPlan>.  I encourage anyone
> with interest in this area to suggest more items for this list.
> Jean-Paul
This page: http://www.jmarshall.com/easy/http/

seems like it might be a good guide to upgrading to HTTP 1.1.

See the section entitled "Upgrading to HTTP 1/1". :)

Kevin Horn
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