[openstack-dev] [metering] flask or openstack style wsgi.py

Robert Collins robertc at robertcollins.net
Mon Sep 10 09:26:32 UTC 2012

On Mon, Sep 10, 2012 at 9:23 PM, Julien Danjou <julien at danjou.info> wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 10 2012, Angus Salkeld wrote:
>> How do you guys feel about me changing flask to a more openstack style
>> wsgi implementation? So the suggestion is not flask sucks, but it is not
>> used anywhere else. We should really use it everywhere or nowhere. I think
>> the consistency across the openstack projects is really nice for people
>> that work across projects.
> Sure, one of our principles is to blend with others OS projects, so
> obviously Flask choice can seem weird.
> But actually, IIRC, I've discussed this with Doug, and we decided to go
> with Flask because it seemed that WSGI was a dead-end, and that other
> projects would be moving away from it. So what's the roadmap for other
> projects about this?

Uhm that makes no sense to me - flask builds on the Werkzeug WSGI
toolkit - its as WSGI as it gets. Can you expand on what you mean?

[This doesn't mean that Flask wouldn't be useful, just that claiming
WSGI is a dead end while Flask isn't is a contradiction].


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