[Twisted-Python] Deferred on PyPI

exarkun at twistedmatrix.com exarkun at twistedmatrix.com
Wed Dec 9 10:07:37 EST 2009

On 08:27 am, jml at mumak.net wrote:
>On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 2:42 AM, Glyph Lefkowitz 
><glyph at twistedmatrix.com> wrote:
>>On Dec 8, 2009, at 4:50 AM, Jonathan Lange wrote:
>>>On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 10:35 AM,  <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 
>>>>>>>and how they don't really depend on the rest of Twisted.
>>>>>However, if I were the maintainer, I think that I would like 
>>>>>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.
>>>If there's in principal agreement, I can laconically work towards it.
>>In (ahem) principle, I agree,
>I can't believe I got that wrong. Sorry.
>>but my agreement is contingent upon the theoretical existence of 
>>things like "a good package manager for Python" and "installation 
>>instructions on our website which clearly explain how to install 
>>dependencies in a context-sensitive manner" (i.e. depending on your 
>I'm with you on the installation instructions. Why this should block
>on a good package manager for Python?

Probably it shouldn't, if we ever actually want it to happen.  We can 
distribute the top-level deferred package with Twisted when we actually 
get to that point.


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