[Twisted-Python] Proposal: changes to reactor.clientTCP

Glyph Lefkowitz glyph at twistedmatrix.com
Sat Jun 22 21:35:59 EDT 2002

From: Tommi Virtanen <tv at twistedmatrix.com>
Subject: Re: [Twisted-Python] Proposal: changes to reactor.clientTCP
Date: 23 Jun 2002 00:57:31 +0300

> Glyph Lefkowitz <glyph at twistedmatrix.com> writes:

> > ... Does that work for you?

> 	Yes.

Cool; sounds like a plan.

> > Balancing this with the need not to piss people off is difficult :-). ...

> Don't document platformError outside the source code, and there point out
> that it should not be used, and point to the real solution. This is a social
> problem, and technical methods will not be able to solve it.

I agree.  This is a good suggestion. 

> And, if you want me to write code using the high-level API, the high-level
> API needs to be able to tell me atleast

>         1) if the error is local or remote
>         2) if the error is temporary or permanent
>         3) how to report the error to the user without losing information

This is also a good list.  Does anyone else want to add to it?  From what I can
tell, this complete, so I think I'll do the refactoring with these things in

I'd like to get another release out before we start on this, though.

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