On Tue, 2009-03-03 at 01:33 +0100, Martijn Faassen wrote:
> Hi there,
> Jim Fulton wrote:
> > There's been some discussion recently about separating the interfaces  
> > in zope.publisher from the implementations to facilitate other  
> > implementations.
> > 
> > I think it would be great to standardize request and response APIs.   
> > I'd love to see this extend beyond the Zope community.   I believe  
> > that there have been some moves to try to do this at the WSGI level,  
> > although I haven't kept up with the discussion.
> See WebOb for Ian Bicking's effort (who did investigate a lot of these 
> APIs including ours in that effort). WebOb is very widely adopted in the 
> WSGI community already and I see no realistic way for us to make any 
> headway there now that it is established. I believe that Pylons, 
> TurboGears 2, repoze.bfg and restish all use it.
> WebOb is more than an interface but also an implementation and in that 
> sense is quite a bit like our zope.publisher. Even though it's a 
> specific implementation it's on top of WSGI so people can adopt it 
> easily. I think it would be very interesting to look for ways to make 
> bits of Zope work with WebOb somehow.

This thread somewhat overlapped with the forming of the steering group. 

Do you think this should go to the list of open issues?

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