[Twisted-Python] web2 -> web ToDo List

Valeriy Zamarayev valeriy.zamarayev at gmail.com
Sat Feb 6 12:06:59 EST 2010

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,  
authentication before allowing the client to proceed.


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