[Twisted-Python] Re: [Zope3-dev] twisted zope
glyph at twistedmatrix.com
Tue Jul 29 10:25:47 EDT 2003
On Monday, July 28, 2003, at 11:28 PM, Christopher Armstrong wrote:
> I dread the day that parts of Twisted start making it into Python
Why? The core reactor is pretty stable, pretty small, and now people
who have expressed distress at the state of other portions of Twisted
want to use it.
> If it ever does, though, I want to "brute-force" the versioning
> issue and put it in a top-level package with a name other than
> (And I'm sure Guido would agree, as he doesn't like names
> like "twisted" and "optik").
Maybe we can call it 'reactor.*'? (Or, for all you Sw. Eng. fans out
there, "patterns.reactor.*" :-))
> That way if we continue to develop bits that are also in Python, there
> will be no versioning clashes. We've all seen this issue with the
> (*flinch* *flinch*) `xml' package.
Yes, please, let's let application authors choose WHICH version of this
they want to run with; ostensibly the core Python version would be much
more stable, and upgrades to it could happen with excruciating
attention to backwards compat.
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