[Python-Dev] threadsafe patch for asynchat

Keith Dart keith at kdart.com
Wed Feb 8 20:45:48 CET 2006

Barry Warsaw wrote the following on 2006-02-08 at 13:45 PST:
> Or the guy who needs to whip together an RFC-compliant minimal SMTP
> server to use in unit tests of some random Python implemented mailing
> list manager.  Just fer instance.  But still...
> > But I can't speak for how often this need comes up among users.
> Yeah, there is that. ;)

There are other, third-party, SMTP server objects available. You could
always use one of those. 

Once the "Python egg" and PyPI improve and start widespread use perhaps
the question of what is in the core library and what is not will become

Being a Gentoo Linux user I already enjoy having many modules
available, with automatic dependency installation, on demand. So the
idea of "core" library is already blurred for me.


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