[Twisted-Python] Re: win32 reactors

Steve Holden steve at holdenweb.com
Wed Apr 2 20:21:54 EDT 2008

glyph at divmod.com wrote:
> On 10:24 pm, james at mansionfamily.plus.com wrote:
>> Call me old-fashioned, but what you are describing is the difference 
>> between design-free-hacking
>> followed by iteration, and actually designing something.  You know, 
>> all that waterfall stuff. I know,
>> its not fashionable right now.
> This argument is kind of pointless.  You can insult us by saying what 
> we're doing isn't "real" design, or you can talk about what they do 
> where you work, but the fact is that we do have some consensus around 
> doing things a certain way here (iteratively).
> Regardless of fashion, we do things a certain way when we work on 
> Twisted; we'll continue to do something that way unless a major 
> contributor has some serious suggestions about how things might be done 
> better.  You're not going to become a major contributor and get that 
> kind of influence just by complaining; since, by the fact that you're 
> around and talking about Twisted here, *something* we did with our 
> iterative process worked out right :).

Yeah, but you were just lucky - it's not like you guys are clever or 
anything ... ;-)

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