[Twisted-Python] I was looking for offhanded ways to improve us.
carmstro at dynup.net
Sun Apr 29 13:53:37 EDT 2001
On Sun, Apr 29, 2001 at 11:17:45AM -0500, Glyph Lefkowitz wrote:
> > 1) I think 0.9.0 should be feature-complete with 1.0, and 0.9.* only be bug
> > fixes, and all your current 0.9.* releases be 0.8.* releases.
> The gimp-style versioning is intentional. I think that 0.99.* indicates
> "slogging towards 1.0!!" whereas 0.9 seems like a decent release in its own
> right. I'll vote (i.e. use my divine mandate to dictate) that we keep it
> that way :)
Sorry about that, I didn't notice 0.99.* before sending the last mail, and
dash straightened me out yesterday. :)
> > 2) package-izing of web. I think this needs to be done (we have webconfig
> > and webutils in twisted, and these should be web.config and web.utils).
> > I've been bitching about this for a very long time. I think it should be
> > done before 1.0. It makes sense to do it now, while the protocol handling
> > part of web is being factored out into protocols.http.
> The trouble is that webutils and webconfig are not logically "owned" by web.
> webutils could grow into a separate distribution; webconfig might just as
> logically be config.web. I don't see a compelling reason for organizing them
> in a package yet. (Something like twisted.reality may bear packagizing,
> since twisted.library *is* logically "owned" by reality).
> Also, anything called "util" is basically crying out for refactoring.
> Perhaps web and reality should both be packages and both have a "library"
> subpackage? I dunno. Suggestions are welcome.
Yeah, web.library sounds good. webutils is basically the same as library,
only all classes are in the same file. And where to put webconfig is a toughy,
since it's related to both config and web. Which is more important? The way
it's implemented, or what it does? I think config.web seems more logical.
Then there could also be config.reality, config.gloop, etc. (when we get
around to it).
Chris Armstrong carmstro at twistedmatrix.com
http://twistedmatrix.com/~carmstro carmstro at dynup.net
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