[Python-Dev] Adding timeout to socket.py and httplib.py
facundo at taniquetil.com.ar
Tue Mar 20 22:20:08 CET 2007
Josiah Carlson wrote:
> restrict what the user could pass as a value to timeout. It requires
> that you pass timeout explicitly, but that's a (relatively
> inconsequential) API decision.
This is exactly the point. It's an API decision, that you must
communicate to the user, he/she must read it and remember it.
Letting "timeout" be positional or named, it's just less error prone.
So, if I can make it this way, it's what I prefer, :)
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