[Twisted-Python] IReactorCore.iterate docstring
manlio_perillo at libero.it
Fri Apr 14 17:46:41 EDT 2006
Jean-Paul Calderone ha scritto:
> On Fri, 14 Apr 2006 16:54:49 -0200, Manlio Perillo
> <manlio_perillo at libero.it> wrote:
>> """Run the main loop's I/O polling function for a period of time.
>> This is most useful in applications where the UI is being drawn "as
>> fast as possible", such as games. All pending IDelayedCalls will be
>> The reactor must have been started (via the run() method) prior to any
>> invocations of this method. It must also be stopped manually after the
>> last call to this method (via the stop() method). This method is not
>> re-entrant: you must not call it recursively; in particular, you must
>> not call it while the reactor is running."""
>> I'm not sure to understand this:
>> "The reactor must have been started" and
>> "you must not call it while the reactor is running"
> The docstring should actually read:
> Not a public method. Do not call this method.
But why the docstring don't say this or, better, why do not remove it
from the interface?
There are some other cases of this?
Regards Manlio Perillo
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