[Python-ideas] [Python-Dev] Python needs a standard asynchronous return object

Jesse Noller jnoller at gmail.com
Sat Sep 11 18:03:12 CEST 2010


On Fri, Sep 10, 2010 at 5:07 PM, Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 11, 2010 at 9:25 AM, Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> wrote:
>> Moving to python-ideas.
>>
>> Have you seen http://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-3148/ ? That seems
>> exactly what you want.
>
> James did mention that in the post, although he didn't say what
> deferreds really added beyond what futures provide, and why the
> "add_done_callback" method isn't adequate to provide interoperability
> between futures and deferreds (which would be odd, since Brian made
> changes to that part of PEP 3148 to help with that interoperability
> after discussions with Glyph).
>
> Between PEP 380 and PEP 3148 I'm not really seeing a lot more scope
> for standardisation in this space though.
>
> Cheers,
> Nick.

That was my initial reaction as well, but I'm more than open to
hearing from Jean Paul/Glyph and the other twisted folks on this.



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