[Twisted-Python] non-blocking .read

Itamar Shtull-Trauring itamar at itamarst.org
Wed Apr 2 15:34:15 EST 2003

On Wed, 02 Apr 2003 01:13:41 -0600
Moshe Zadka <moshez at twistedmatrix.org> wrote:

> It is often convenient in protocol implementations to just .read() as
> much as you want to. However, it is impossible in Twisted, becase
> .read() is a blocking operation. Happily, we can make blocking
> operations seem non-blocking with the use of deferred. The following
> protocol does just that:

I suspect it will be waaaaaaaay slower than the equivalent netstring

Itamar Shtull-Trauring    http://itamarst.org/
http://www.zoteca.com -- Python & Twisted consulting

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