[Python-Dev] timeoutsocket.py

Skip Montanaro skip@pobox.com
Mon, 15 Apr 2002 14:29:35 -0500

    >> What is the status of integrating timeoutsocket.py into standard
    >> library?  Are there any body responsible for it currently?  If not I
    >> would like to give it a shot.

    Guido> Isn't one of the problems that the timeout is global?

That's the easiest way to use it, but you can specify timeouts on a
per-socket basis.  From the module docstring:

    import timeoutsocket
    import httplib
    H = httplib.HTTP("www.python.org")

The author, Tim O'Malley, is probably the best person to address issues with
this package, so I've added him to the cc list in case he's not a python-dev