[Python-Dev] API design: where to add async variants of existing stdlib APIs?

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Wed Mar 1 11:29:33 EST 2017

On Mar 01, 2017, at 10:55 AM, Victor Stinner wrote:

>I suggest to create 3rd party modules on PyPI. It became easy to pull
>dependencies using pip and virtualenv.
>It seems like https://github.com/aio-libs is the home of many asyncio

This is what we did for aiosmtpd, an asyncio-based replacement for smtpd.
It's worked out great on all fronts so far (good community contributions,
rapid development, API flexibility as we move toward 1.0, good visibility
inside the more general aio-libs umbrella).


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