[Twisted-Python] ImportError: cannot import name dns

Glyph Lefkowitz glyph at twistedmatrix.com
Thu Nov 28 22:48:18 EST 2002

On Thu, 28 Nov 2002 12:57:26 -0500, Itamar Shtull-Trauring <twisted at itamarst.org> wrote:
> Coil was more proof of concept than actual working program, so no one
> actually bothers to check if it's broken. We probably ought to either do
> that, remove it, or better yet rewrite from scratch. Volunteers?

A few thoughts:

If anyone is interested in volunteering to do this, an important component of
the rewrite is that it should use Woven.  Also: the tree ought to be
collapsable, and the distinction between "static" and "dynamic" entity lists
should be removed.  (There may still be a useful distinction of "entities which
can be removed without impacting an external resource".  It's pretty clear that
the current approach is not the way to go, though, since it creates a useless
distinction in most cases and bloats an interface that should be small and

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