[Python-Dev] Adding timeout to socket.py and httplib.py

Facundo Batista facundo at taniquetil.com.ar
Tue Mar 20 21:41:05 CET 2007

Josiah Carlson wrote:

> sentinel = object()
> def connect(HOST, PORT, timeout=sentinel):
>     ...
>     if timeout is not sentinel:
>         sock.settimeout(timeout)
>     ...
> A keyword argument via **kwargs is also fine.  I have no preference.

I do. The way you showed here, I'm not restricting user options. I think
this is better.


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