[Python-Dev] PEP 3156 - Asynchronous IO Support Rebooted

Glyph glyph at twistedmatrix.com
Mon Dec 24 23:59:13 CET 2012

On Dec 21, 2012, at 1:10 PM, Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> wrote:

> > > TBD: Need an interface to wait for the first of a collection of Futures.
> >
> > Have you looked at Twisted's DeferredList?
> > http://twistedmatrix.com/documents/12.1.0/api/twisted.internet.defer.DeferredList.html
> No, I am trying to stay away from them.

Those who do not understand Deferreds are doomed to re-implement them poorly ;-).  (And believe me, I've seen more than a few poor re-implementations at this point...)

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