Asynchronous HTTP client

Ping ping.nsr.yeh at
Sun Mar 7 07:53:40 CET 2010


I'm trying to find a way to create an asynchronous HTTP client so I
can get responses from web servers in a way like

  async_http_open('', callback_func)
  # immediately continues, and callback_func is called with response
as arg when it is ready

It seems twisted can do it, but I hesitate to bring in such a big
package as a dependency because my client should be light. Asyncore
and asynchat are lighter but they don't speak HTTP. The asynchttp
project on sourceforge is a fusion between asynchat and httplib, but
it hasn't been updated since 2001 and is seriously out of sync with

I'd appreciate it if anyone can shed some lights on this.


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