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If request is a dictionary object, why must dict be called on it before turning it into a json string?
# I tried this w/out the dict(), with dict(form..items)
# this snippet only seems to work this way
# although I believe I read that request is a dictionary obj
# it seems odd to me that a dictionary obj
# would need to be wrapped in a dictionary function to work
The request object is a ImmutableMultiDict, not a regular Dict. So we change the request object to be a normal Dict object, since Json requires dicts.
Now I don't know exactly what an ImmutableMultiDict is, but I imagine it's like a dict, but not one you can make changes to (the immutable part)