[Twisted-Python] twisted.protcols.toc

Glyph Lefkowitz glyph at twistedmatrix.com
Mon Jul 16 17:18:43 EDT 2001

On Sat, 14 Jul 2001, z3p wrote:

> I've been talking about this in #python for a while, and I finally got around 
> to doing it.  It works as a TOC server, but only implements IM and the buddy 
> list right now.  It doesn't authenticate to the big AIM server, but there is a 
> function (TOC.authenticate()) that gets called to check if the user can log in 
> with the username and password given.  No client in the file yet, I'm going to 
> finish all the server options first, and then do the client.
> URL: http://www.z3p.f2s.com/download/code/twisted/toc.py
> Drop it in twisted/protocols, and creating mktocserver was easy, just stole it 
> from mkircserver.

Wow, this is pretty cool!

I'm not too familiar with TOC; is it a distributed protocol, where you can
actually have TOC subservers authenticating with the main TOC server?  

I'm not sure I've got a use for this program yet, but it's fun to know we
have it :)

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