[Twisted-Python] April 20th Sprint Report

Duncan McGreggor duncan.mcgreggor at gmail.com
Tue Apr 22 00:52:48 EDT 2008

On Mon, 2008-04-21 at 11:03 -0400, Jean-Paul Calderone wrote:
> Hello all,
> The first TSF sponsored Twisted sprint is done.  Here's a quick rundown of
> some of the things that happened.
>   * Glyph Lefkowitz made a huge dent in the current review queue, dealing
>     with more than half of the outstanding tickets.
>   * After some discussion about the value of a bugfix-only release vs a
>     normal bugfix and feature enhancement release, Christopher Armstrong
>     got the wheels rolling on 8.1.0 (which will be of the latter type).
>     You probably already saw the pre1 announcement.  Give it a spin!
>   * Paul Swartz continued to strive towards the goal of Twisted Conch
>     being as soft and cuddly as a little bunny rabbit.
>   * Ying Li worked on permission and ownership features for FilePath.
>   * Jeff Mancuso came by for a while and talked about Twisted Conch
>     performance (and did some benchmarks) and SFTP access control
>     issues.
>   * Roland Hedberg got his hands dirty in pyOpenSSL working on adding
>     an API to get arbitrary X509v3 extensions.
>   * Itamar Shtull-Trauring helped out all around.
>   * I finished fixing some reactor startup and shutdown issues introduced
>     in 8.0.
> We also discussed Twisted's backwards compatibility policy, guided
> mostly by Jonathan Lange's email of the 18th to this list, with the
> goal of creating an official document.
> The next sprint is tentatively scheduled for May 18th at the Divmod office.
> Jean-Paul


Thanks for writing this up! And thanks to the Twisted folks who were
able to sprint, either virtually or in meatspace. I was off the nets
this weekend, so this was really great to read :-)


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