[Baypiggies] Stackless anyone?
alecf at flett.org
Tue Apr 28 20:22:06 CEST 2009
I though the stacklesssocket stuff that Richard Tew was working on was
pretty interesting - did you play with that?
I've heard people complain before about the open-source stackless, but it
seems like such a slick solution to lots of problems that Twisted solves
well, but not always elegantly.. I'm curious what real problems people have
run into using Stackless for what it was intended for (basically cooperative
I've always been interested in doing a Pylons implementation on top of
stackless where it uses stackless for threads (i.e. tasks) instead of real
threads - you'd get all the performance benefits of Twisted, without the
overhead of learning to use Deferreds.
(Not to knock deferreds, they're an amazingly elegant solution to
On Tue, Apr 28, 2009 at 9:54 AM, Jon Rosebaugh <jon at inklesspen.com> wrote:
> Indeed. Perhaps I overstated -- I don't consider open-source Stackless to
> be useful for anything involving socket I/O, which is almost 100% of what I
> do, so that's why I called it a toy. That could have been said a bit more
> politely (and accurately), but I don't actually agree with either of
> Shannon's suggested rephrasings.
> On Apr 28, 2009, at 9:45 AM, William Deegan wrote:
>> On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 6:54 PM, Shannon -jj Behrens <jjinux at gmail.com>
>> On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 3:11 PM, Jon Rosebaugh <jon at inklesspen.com>
>> > I did. The open source version is just a toy. Avoid.
>> It's possible Christian Tismer has joined this mailing list. Let's
>> avoid pissing off open source developers. Try to phrase your
>> complaints more politely, such as "I didn't find the open source
>> version of stackless suitable for my needs," or "I think the open
>> source version of stackless Python is very exciting, but I didn't find
>> it suitable for production use."
>> Let he who has never written a bug throw the first stone ;)
>> If a user group mailing list isn't the place for frank discussion, then
>> I'm a bit concerned.
>> Should we reopen the name of the group? baypiggies? (anyone remember the
>> very long and drawn out threads on that)?
>> My 2cents.
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