[Twisted-Python] etag and last-modified

exarkun at divmod.com exarkun at divmod.com
Fri Nov 5 09:30:22 EST 2004

On Fri, 05 Nov 2004 10:19:40 +0100, Jacob Friis <lists at debpro.webcom.dk> wrote:
>I have a script that downloads multiple rss/atom feeds via Feedparser.
> The script uses twisted.internet but the developer tells me there is no 
> way to use etag and last-modified with twisted.

  This is not true.  The twisted-web mailing list can provide you with details.

> Instead I'll let Feedparser do the download and use twisted for threads.
> What is the maximum pool size I can use?

  Using threads to do this, there is no point using Twisted at all.  Since Twisted is perfectly capable of downloading select web pages based on their headers, there's no reason to use threads.


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