[Python-Dev] [PEP 3148] futures - execute computations asynchronously

Brian Quinlan brian at sweetapp.com
Sun Mar 7 03:10:26 CET 2010

On 7 Mar 2010, at 03:04, Phillip J. Eby wrote:

> At 05:32 AM 3/6/2010, Brian Quinlan wrote:
>> Using twisted (or any other asynchronous I/O framework) forces you to
>> rewrite your I/O code. Futures do not.
> Twisted's "Deferred" API has nothing to do with I/O.

I see, you just mean the API and not the underlying model.

We discussed the Deferred API on the stdlib-sig and I don't think that  
anyone expressed a preference for it over the one described in the PEP.

Do you have any concrete criticism?


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