Malthe,

On Mon, 2009-03-09 at 19:57 +0300, Malthe Borch wrote:
> Code snippet:
> 
> >>>    def open(self, url, data=None):
> >>>       """See zope.testbrowser.interfaces.IBrowser"""
> >>>        url = str(url)
> 
> This string coercion is unfortunate, because ``mechanize`` accepts a
> (mechanize-) request-object in place of a URL string here. Using a
> custom request object allows us to do such things as setting the
> REQUEST_TYPE header string, which is not possible throught the
> standard API.
> 
> Changeset comment:
> 
> - Remove vendor import of mechanize.
> 
> - Fix bug that caused HTTP exception tracebacks to differ between
>   version 3.4.0 and 3.4.1.
> 
> - Workaround for bug in Python Cookie.SimpleCookie when handling
>   unicode strings.
> 
> - Fix bug introduced in 3.4.1 that created incompatible tracebacks in
>   doctests.  This necessitated adding a patched mechanize to the
>   source tree; patches have been sent to the mechanize project.
> 
> Not sure which of the above this coercion is trying to solve, but
> perhaps it could be solved in a way that didn't break the mechanize
> functionality.

Did this get resolved by any means? As it didn't spur any discussion at
all, you might want to at least file a bug tracker issue for that
problem.

Christian

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