[IronPython] socket for IronPython update

M. David Peterson xmlhacker at gmail.com
Fri Sep 15 22:13:28 CEST 2006

Isn't that what Seo's Community Edition is for?   Obviously not the official
MSFT edition, but it certainly does the trick.

On 9/15/06, J. Merrill <jvm_cop at spamcop.net> wrote:
> Sorry, I wasn't clear.  I was referring to this for 1.1.  Or are you
> saying that some part of the licensing / legalistic stuff that goes on
> (invisibly to many of us) means that you can't put any "outsider
> contributions" into what you ship?
> At 01:02 PM 9/15/2006, Dino Viehland wrote
> >Unfortunately we cannot currently accept changes back into the IronPython
> core right now. :(
> >
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: users-bounces at lists.ironpython.com [mailto:
> users-bounces at lists.ironpython.com] On Behalf Of J. Merrill
> >Sent: Friday, September 15, 2006 9:58 AM
> >To: Discussion of IronPython
> >Subject: Re: [IronPython] socket for IronPython update
> >
> >Is there a reason not to pick up Seo's version?  His "license" ("do
> whatever ... you want") would certainly allow it.  Is the wheel he built not
> round enough?
> >
> >At 11:40 AM 9/11/2006, Dino Viehland wrote
> >>Originally we were trying to implement "_socket" instead of
> "socket".  We ran into one problem with this: the standard socket.pymodule has an implicit dependency upon CPython's reference counting garbage
> collector (for implementing dup).  We considered a hack to make this work
> but ultimately rejected it in favor of implementing "socket" instead
> replacing the standard Python module.   Unfortunately makefile didn't make
> it - and that looks like the same thing for ssl (it's present in CPythons
> socket but not _socket).
> >>
> >>Select was a much simpler case of just not getting to it in time.  We'll
> ship a select implementation w/ the 1.1 release - we'll need to look at
> makefile & ssl though (makefile should be trivial, hopefully ssl will be
> just as trivial).
> J. Merrill / Analytical Software Corp
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