[Python-Dev] I vote to reject: Adding timeout to socket.py and httplib.py.
Guido van Rossum
guido at python.org
Wed Mar 21 18:14:36 CET 2007
On 3/21/07, Steven Bethard <steven.bethard at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 3/21/07, Facundo Batista <facundo at taniquetil.com.ar> wrote:
> > So, as a resume of the choices we still need to settle:
> > a) Repeat the same functionality in 5 other libraries
> > b) Write the function in socket.py, public
> > c) Write the function in socket.py, non public
> The fact that it's needed in 5 places in the stdlib suggests that
> there's plenty of user code that could benefit from it too. Hence, I
> prefer (b), but if that really freaks people out, I'm okay with (c)
> too. I'm not okay with (a).
I agree with the reasoning leading to choice (b) as optimal.
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