[Python-Dev] threadsafe patch for asynchat

Georg Brandl g.brandl at gmx.net
Wed Feb 8 15:42:39 CET 2006

Neal Norwitz wrote:
> On 2/7/06, Christopher Armstrong <radeex at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Twisted is wonderful, powerful, rich, and very large.  Perhaps a small
>> > subset could be carefully extracted
>> The subject of putting (parts of) Twisted into the standard library
>> comes up once every 6 months or so, at least on our mailing list. For
>> all that I think asyncore is worthless, I'm still against copying
>> Twisted into the stdlib. Or at least I'm not willing to maintain the
>> necessary fork, and I fear the nightmares about versioning that can
>> easily occur when you've got both standard library and third party
>> versions of a project.
> I wouldn't be enthusiastic about putting all of Twisted in the stdlib
> either.  Twisted is on a different release schedule than Python. 
> However, isn't there a relatively small core subset like Alex
> mentioned that isn't changing much?  Could we split up those
> components and have those live in the core, but the vast majority of
> Twisted live outside as it does now?

+1. This would be very useful for simple networking applications.


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