[Python-Dev] Adding socket timeout to urllib2

Adam Olsen rhamph at gmail.com
Wed Mar 7 17:47:37 CET 2007

On 3/6/07, Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> wrote:
> On 3/6/07, Adam Olsen <rhamph at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I think calling it "timeout" in the API is fine.  The documentation
> > can then clarify that it's an idle timeout, except it only applies
> > when blocked in a network operation.
> Since "idel timeout" is not a commonly understood term it would be
> even better if it was explained without using it.

I disagree, but meh, I'll stick to my http://pink.bikeshed.org/

Adam Olsen, aka Rhamphoryncus

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