[Twisted-Python] Deferred documentation rewrite

Kevin Horn kevin.horn at gmail.com
Thu Jul 30 15:27:54 EDT 2009

This looks really great...looking forward to the results!

Kevin Horn

On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 2:03 PM, Jamu Kakar <jkakar at kakar.ca> wrote:

> Hi Edward,
> On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 11:24 AM, Edward Z. Yang<ezyang at mit.edu> wrote:
> > I have been prodded by the members of #twisted into rewriting the
> > Deferred documentation.  You can check out the plan at this
> > ticket:
> >
> > http://twistedmatrix.com/trac/ticket/3943
> >
> > Comments would be appreciated.
> Your outline looks nice.  Something that *really* helped me a lot
> with Deferreds was seeing how they are modelled after standard
> Python flow control behaviour.  I guess that's what the first
> section your proposing is about.
> Jono Lange gave a presentation recently (can't remember what it was
> called... maybe something about being an evil hacker or about how
> your code sucks and he hates you) where he presented step-by-step
> slides that shows some normal Python code and then the asynchronous
> Deferred-using equivalent.  Even though I understood the principles
> reasonably well before attending his talk, the way he presented them
> in his slides was very effective and helped me clarify that
> understanding.  If he's willing, which I suspect he will be, I
> recommend you look at the slides and steal his good ideas. :)
> Thanks,
> J.
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