[Twisted-Python] April 20th Sprint Report

Gabriel Rossetti mailing_lists at evotex.ch
Tue Apr 22 02:17:54 EDT 2008

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 to all of you for your commitment to great software and a great 


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