[Twisted-web] Unwinding the Twisted Web (a progress report)

David Reid dreid at dreid.org
Thu Apr 22 16:24:53 MDT 2004

On Thu, 2004-04-22 at 15:09, James Y Knight wrote:
> So a few things:
> - I think we should dump woven.
> - What is our compatibility story with old twisted-web? Now is a good 
> time to make a break, so I think it should be done. By that I mean, 
> new-twisted-web would not guarantee 100% backwards compatibleness with 
> the old API. If you want 100% old API, use the old code. Wrappers 
> *should* be provided for some normally called methods on 
> Resource/Request such that much of people's old code will work, if it's 
> doing normal resourcish stuff and not trying to be tricksy.
> - So, should a final release of OldTwistedWeb be done so people can 
> keep updating to newer versions of twisted core and leave old twisted 
> web alone?
> James

If so the work of splitting out a working codebase for oldweb has been
done, a rename should be rendered trivial by a quick sed script.

-- David

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