[Twisted-Python] Jellying Decimals?
jasper at peak.org
Tue Oct 9 19:55:33 EDT 2007
Jean-Paul Calderone wrote:
> On Tue, 09 Oct 2007 15:18:26 -0700, Jasper <jasper at peak.org> wrote:
>> Jean-Paul Calderone wrote:
>> That was my impression from looking through the code as well; jelly
>> requires old style python classes, and that's that.
>> I've hacked in a special case work around for Decimals, but it's just
>> a hack and not really suitable for general inclusion. I'm reluctant
>> to put further work into it, as I recall that there is a new version
>> PB in the works, which I suspect will completely redo how things are
> Just to clarify, there isn't a new version of PB in the works. There's
> Foolscap, which was called "newpb" for a while, but is developed outside
> of Twisted now. There's also AMP, which doesn't really resemble PB at
> all, but is developed as part of Twisted. PB itself is still maintained.
I understand that PB is still maintained, but it's also a dead end
without further development, and rather lacking in a few areas. From
the bits I've seen Foolscap looks like it'll be enough of an improvement
that I'll happily switch when it's done. I'd actually switch now, but I
need something stable for the time being.
I hadn't been aware of AMP; after a quick look at the docs it seems a
bit low level for my purposes though, as I need to do more than just
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