[twill] maxq subdirectory

Titus Brown titus at caltech.edu
Mon Feb 27 14:10:58 PST 2006

On Mon, Feb 27, 2006 at 04:01:17PM -0600, Andrew Harrington wrote:
-> The twill documentation says:
-> Writing twill scripts is boring. One simple way to get at least a rough 
-> initial script is to use the maxq <http://maxq.tigris.org/> recorder to 
-> generate a twill script. maxq <http://maxq.tigris.org/> acts as an HTTP 
-> proxy and records all HTTP traffic; I have written a simple twill script 
-> generator for it. The script generator and installation docs are 
-> included in the twill distribution under the directory maxq/.
-> I just easy_installed twill .8.3 and there is no such maxq subdirectory.
-> ??
-> Thanks
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Alas, it does not get installed via easy_install; I'm not actually sure
what to do about that.  Suggestions?  Where *should* it go?  (It's Java
code, not Python.)

It's available via the .tar.gz directly, on


More to the point, perhaps, the maxq recorder doesn't work terribly
well.  OTOH I don't have a good solution for you (yet).


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