which async framework?

Oscar Benjamin oscar.j.benjamin at gmail.com
Tue Mar 11 12:59:59 CET 2014


On 11 March 2014 11:54, Marko Rauhamaa <marko at pacujo.net> wrote:
> Ian Kelly <ian.g.kelly at gmail.com>:
>
>> eventlet has 115k downloads from PyPI over the last month. gevent has
>> 143k. Twisted has 147k. Tornado has 173k.
>>
>> I'd say that a lot of Python users are already doing non-blocking
>> network I/O, in one form or another.
>
> There aren't so many network developers in the world. That must be some
> web crawlers getting more than they bargained for.

I have no idea how many network developers there are in the world but:
1) Many people may be installing this from pypi as a dependency of
some other application that they use. So you should think that it
counts something closer to "users" rather than developers.
2) There are problems with the download counts on PyPI but the numbers
above are sufficiently high that they should indicate a wide level of
usage of the libraries.


Oscar



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