[Python-Dev] The socket HOWTO

Georg Brandl g.brandl at gmx.net
Sat May 21 19:38:42 CEST 2011

On 05/21/11 18:01, Senthil Kumaran wrote:
> On Sat, May 21, 2011 at 05:37:05PM +0200, Georg Brandl wrote:
>> > 
>> > I would like to suggest that we remove the socket HOWTO (currently at
>> > http://docs.python.org/dev/howto/sockets.html)
>> +1, or a big rewrite.
> I favor a rewrite over removal. I have read it once/twice and have
> never revisited it (the probably the reason that it was not helpful
> enough for a revisit), but still gives some important pointers.
> One document cannot cover it all, there are many pointers (examples at
> effbot.org, Python MoTW docs) all serve as good introduction to
> sockets in python.
> So a rewrite with good pointers would be more appropriate.

Even then, it's better off in the Wiki until the rewrite is complete.


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