[Twisted-Python] Multicast XMLRPC

Pablo Marti pablo at minimoesfuerzo.org
Sat Aug 26 09:27:23 EDT 2006

On Sat, 2006-08-26 at 09:08 -0400, Chaz. wrote:
> Phil Mayers wrote:
> > Chaz. wrote:
> >>
> >> Now let me address the issue of TCP. It is a pretty heavy protocol to 
> >> use. It takes a lot of resources on the sender and target and can take 
> >> some time to establish a connection. Opening a 1000 or more sockets 
> >> consumes a lot of resources in the underlying OS and in the Twisted 
> >> client!
> > 
> > Knuth and his comments on early optimisation apply here. Have you tried 
> > it? You might be surprised.
> >
> I am sorry to say I don't know the paper or research you are referring 
> to. Can you point me to some references?

The full version of the quote is "We should forget about small
efficiencies, say about 97% of the time: premature optimization is the
root of all
evil." (http://www.cookcomputing.com/blog/archives/000084.html)


Very interesting thread.


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