[Python-Dev] A replacement for asyncore / asynchat

M.-A. Lemburg mal@lemburg.com
Tue, 17 Jul 2001 18:06:12 +0200

Panu A Kalliokoski wrote:
> Hello all, I've developed a Python module (in Python) to make somewhat
> higher abstraction over select.select(). The package is called
> "Selecting".  The package is somewhat similar to asyncore, but has many
> advantages over it:
> [...]
> For these reasons, I think that the asyncore package in the Python main
> distribution should be replaced with Selecting or at least Selecting
> should be put in the main distribution.

Is your package backwards compatible to asyncore ? If not, then
it might be a better idea, to place it on the web (e.g. on SourceForge) 
and  register the URLs with Parnassus so that Python users can
easily find it.
> The package is available at
> http://sange.fi/~atehwa-u/selecting/            (for browsing)  and
> http://sange.fi/~atehwa-u/selecting-0.89.tar.gz (for downloading).
> The package is quite well tested and has been used to build ircd-style
> daemons, but more testing and comments are always welcome.

Marc-Andre Lemburg
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