[Twisted-web] Splitting twisted-web from core twisted.

Stephen Thorne stephen at thorne.id.au
Thu Apr 15 17:56:09 MDT 2004

On Thu, Apr 15, 2004 at 07:50:51PM -0400, Christopher Armstrong wrote:
> >My thinking is this.
> >
> >1) Generalise t.web so we have a simple API that we can plug an arbitary
> >rendering engine onto.
> >
> >2) Refactor all rendering engines so they confirm to a single API, so
> >that one rendering engine can invoke another rendering engine without
> >knowing anything about it.
> >
> >3) Profit.
> That's exactly what the twisted.web resource API does (in both 
> twisted.web and nevow's fork of it).

We need to fix it up before goal 3 can be realised, because of the often
noted problems of Request objects not being of the same class the same
accross systems. The request is as important as the resource. This is
the major component that needs refactoring.

Stephen Thorne.

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