[Twisted-Python] Twisted Weekly News #9
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Sun Dec 14 17:50:48 EST 2003
Twisted Weekly News #9
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The Twisted Weekly News
9th Issue. Sunday, December 14, 2003
<moshez> dash: being squishy is pleasant for everyone always
<dash> moshez: i demand proof
<moshez> dash: it is an AXIOM!!
<moshez> dash: squishing is part of the basic axiom set
<moshez> like DeCartes said "I squish therefore I am"
RodrigoB suggested to use Twisted for the refactoring of The Circle, a P2P
Last week, someone asked for an example of a Jabber client using Twisted
libs, darryl posted a reply this week. darryl posted another example using
PEAK too (http://randomthoughts.vandorp.ca/syncato/WK/blog/671?t=projects)
Cinober explains his discoveries on debugging Twisted code within Emacs.
Itamar gave a more generic explanation on how to debug general python code
Richard Livsey asked why his IRC bot gets disconnected without any
possibility of reconnection after sending too much data to the server.
Timothee Besset replied he should read the IRC RFCs, that explains that his
IRC bot was banned (flooding protection) and that he should use a rate
limiting algorithm which doesn't yet exist in Twisted IRCClient
implementation. Andrew Bennetts answered that, actually, there
is a rate limiting method, but it is more a delay than a rate limitation
which solved Richard's problem.
* **Twisted 1.1.1**: Itamar announced Twisted 1.1.1 as the official new
The changes are mainly bugfixes and minor improvements. MSN8P support in
the MSN protocol has been updated and Conch SSH agent client now supports
SSH auth agent.
* **Quotient 0.8.8**: A new version (0.8.8) of Quotient
(http://www.divmod.org/) has been released.
The pace of releases is getting faster each week. In this release (except
from bugfixes), the database has been simplified and throttling tools have
been added. To show that Quotient can be used as a framework not just for
email, a project planning tool has been started (Anvil).
Cool Thing of the Week
* **Twisted-web split** A new mailing list
(http://twistedmatrix.com/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/twisted-web and stored on
NNTP gmane.org) as well as a new IRC channel
(irc://irc.freenode.net/#twisted.web) who focus on twisted.web and
woven/nevow part of Twisted.
* Twisted: 1.1.1 (released 2003-12-10)
* Quotient: 0.8.8 (released 2003-12-12)
* Twisted Java: 0.6.1 (released 2003-12-02)
Ok, that's it for this week. Thanks for reading!
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