[Twisted-Python] Twisted in Python STDLIB?

Ed Suominen general at eepatents.com
Mon Oct 11 14:34:34 EDT 2004

I'd like to start a discussion on whether Twisted ought to be a part of 
Python's standard library. I understand some of the developers think it 
should not, but I personally don't like seeing far inferior networking 
code sitting there in stdlib. Inclusion in the stdlib carries an 
implied endorsement, and that endorsement should be going to Twisted, 
in my view.

Has Guido et al. ever expressed any viewpoint on Twisted? It is 
certainly very Pythonic, and though I have only limited Python and OOP 
experience to express this viewpoint, it is the best-written Python 
code I've ever seen. (Now, if only I could say the same for the 

Ed Suominen
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Open-Source Software Author (yes, both...)
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