[Twisted-Python] wxpython and xmlrpc via twisted

Ian Jones ian at ambientdivide.com
Wed Dec 10 11:54:49 EST 2008

"There's probably no good reason to subclass both of these"

I'm relatively new to python so sorry if this should be obvious - but
how else would I get the functionality of both classes if I did
subclass both of them?


On Tue, Dec 9, 2008 at 4:08 PM, Jean-Paul Calderone <exarkun at divmod.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 9 Dec 2008 15:27:00 -0800, Ian Jones <ian at ambientdivide.com> wrote:
>> I'm trying to create a taskbar app (in wxpython) to monitor job
>> progress on a render farm. I'd like the taskbar app to have an xmlrpc
>> server built in so that other applications can inform the taskbar app
>> additional jobs to monitor.
>> I found this recipe online which is a great example of the functionality I
>> want:
>> http://code.activestate.com/recipes/298985/
>> However when I run the following
>> [snip]
>> I'm assuming this is just a good example that is out of date. However
>> I'm not sure how to update it so that it works. Can someone help me
>> out?
> It looks like the direct cause of the problem is that the XMLRPC subclass
> in the example prevents XMLRPC.__init__ from being invoked.  It seems to
> be doing this by subclassing both wx.App and XMLRPC.  There's probably
> no good reason to subclass both of these, and in this case it's causing a
> problem, as presumably wx.App has an __init__ which is getting in the way.
> Jean-Paul
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