[Twisted-Python] Deferred on PyPI

exarkun at twistedmatrix.com exarkun at twistedmatrix.com
Sun Dec 6 18:35:07 EST 2009

On 09:10 pm, jml at mumak.net wrote:
>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, 
>>>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  I hope the plan isn't to allow it to become out of date.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.

Hm.  Is Mikeal?  Is he on this list?
>However, if I were the maintainer, I think that I would like Twisted
>to depend on this code, dropping its own Deferred implementation.

It would be pretty neat to be able to do that.  I don't think it will 
happen unless someone is actively working towards it, though.


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