[MapProxy] urllib2 - why?

Oliver Tonnhofer olt at omniscale.de
Fri May 15 02:21:24 PDT 2015


> On 14.05.2015, at 12:11, Tobias Wendorff <tobias.wendorff at tu-dortmund.de> wrote:
> why is MapProxy using urllib(2) instead more awesome libraries like
> "requests"? Sure, urllib(2) does the basic stuff MapProxy needs, but
> even as general it tries to be, urllib still can't do keep-alive or
> doesn't support socks proxies.

- MapProxy is older then requests
- urllib2 is included in Python
- urllib2 is working so far

requests is on my radar but there is no plan to switch to it right now.



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