[Twisted-Python] Perspective / Client confusion

Glyph Lefkowitz glyph at twistedmatrix.com
Thu May 29 16:37:49 EDT 2003

On Thursday, May 29, 2003, at 10:31 AM, Patrick K. O'Brien wrote:

> Since I'm using PyPerSyst to persist all the application data, I could 
> also
> store user information there and use that to determine what a user 
> can/cannot
> do, rather than rely on Perspectives.  But I'm not sure that is the 
> right
> approach.  Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Perspective is a very simple concept, with an almost-equally-simple 
representation.  It just means "a token representing the user's 
presence and permissions within the context of a particular service".  
So, you should be able to use PyPerSyst to store Perspective subclass 
instances as the "user information" that you want to keep in your 

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