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

Facundo Batista 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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