[Twisted-Python] Deferred on PyPI
mikeal.rogers at gmail.com
Sun Dec 6 21:40:41 EST 2009
On Sun, Dec 6, 2009 at 3:35 PM, <exarkun at twistedmatrix.com> wrote:
> 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, 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:
>>>> I've also made a project for it on Launchpad:
>>>> 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 I hope the plan isn't to allow it to become out of date.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?
Just had to join in order to reply.
Anyone who wants to contribute is welcome to fork it and send me pull
requests on github. I don't keep up with current Twisted development so I
doubt I'll be in the loop enough to keep this up to date.
> 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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