[mod_python] Re: Request for documentation change: please mention "req.form" SOMEWHERE in the main tree

Webb Sprague webb.sprague at gmail.com
Sun Jan 27 22:40:55 EST 2008

Oh -- the application mentioned below is a form based implementation
of Lee-Carter mortality modeling and forecasting, if anyone is
interested, and it lives here:


Comments welcome....

On Jan 27, 2008 7:36 PM, Webb Sprague <webb.sprague at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am currently documenting an application built with mod_python (it
> has been great overall), and I would like to provide a link for a
> description of "req.form", since I use it a lot, but its only mentions
> are in the FAQ, in email archives, and in some random places like
> changenotes and diffs.
> Are those of us who use PublisherHandler in such a small minority that
> req.form should be a mostly undocumented feature?
> Interestingly the the following Google search  yields nothing in the
> main documentation tree, and only 19 hits:
> site:www.modpython.org  "req.form" -pipermail
> But allowing for pipermail, we get nearly 300 hits that mention
> req.form -- maybe we could save Graham some time if we just explained
> it ...
> I also realize I can download the docs and write a patch.  I probably
> won't have time, but if this could go in a TODO or something, it might
> flatten the learning curve for more users of mod_python later.
> Thanks for everyone's time and patience.

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