[Twisted-Python] IRC & Excess-Flood

Andrew Bennetts andrew-twisted at puzzling.org
Fri Dec 12 04:14:21 EST 2003

On Fri, Dec 12, 2003 at 09:50:43AM +0100, Timothee Besset wrote:
> The IRC RFCs describe the flood protection mecanism that's used in IRC
> daemons. The IRC protocol in twisted doesn't do any rate limitation, it

Actually, it does.  IRCClient has a lineRate[1] attribute that controls rate
limiting.  See the docstring for details.


[1] It really should be called lineDelay, because as the docstring says,
    it's the delay, not the rate.  Oh well.

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