[Twisted-Python] Deferred on PyPI

Jonathan Lange jml at mumak.net
Sun Dec 6 16:10:09 EST 2009

On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 6:29 AM,  <exarkun at twistedmatrix.com> wrote:
> On 09:26 am, jml at mumak.net wrote:
>>A while ago at EuroPython, Mikeal Rogers and I talked about Deferreds
>>and how they don't really depend on the rest of Twisted. Later, Mikeal
>>made a branch that extracted Deferred out of the rest of Twisted, and
>>I contributed a patch to make it more correct.
>>You can find the latest release at:
>>  http://pypi.python.org/pypi/deferred/0.2
>>I've also made a project for it on Launchpad:
>>  https://launchpad.net/deferred
>>So you can get the code with 'bzr branch lp:deferred'. Mikeal is
>>maintaining the official trunk branch on Github.
>>I haven't heard anything about it on this list, so I thought I'd
>>mention to see what you all think and whether we should do anything
>>about it.
> I think this is a good idea, except you didn't mention anything about
> the plan for keeping this separate codebase synchronized with Twisted
> development.  I hope the plan isn't to allow it to become out of date.

Well, I don't know if there's a plan per se. I'm personally not
intending to maintain the code.

However, if I were the maintainer, I think that I would like Twisted
to depend on this code, dropping its own Deferred implementation.


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