[Python-ideas] The async API of the future

Paul Colomiets paul at colomiets.name
Sun Nov 4 12:58:05 CET 2012

On Sun, Nov 4, 2012 at 12:06 AM, Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> wrote:
> FWIW, I've been studying other event loops. It's interesting to see
> the similarities (and differences) between e.g. the tulip eventloop,
> pyftpd's ioloop, Tornado's IOLoop, and 0MQ's IOLoop. The latter two
> look very similar, except that 0MQ makes the poller pluggable, but
> generally there are lots of similarities between the structure of all
> four. Twisted, as usual, stands apart. :-)

AFAIK, the Twisted is the only framework from the listed ones which
supports IOCP. This is probably the reason of why it's so different.


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