[Twisted-Python] sleeping in inlineCallbacks
andrew at bemusement.org
Wed Oct 7 23:28:22 EDT 2009
Mikhail Terekhov wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 7, 2009 at 6:04 PM, Phil Christensen <phil at bubblehouse.org>
> Paul's example will work just fine. Also, AFAIK there's no existing
> twisted function to do replicate an asynchronous sleep() in this way.
> What about Deferred.setTimeout?
> IMHO it solves similar problem.
Deferred.setTimeout is a poor API and is deprecated (despite what the
automatically generated API docs think).
<http://twistedmatrix.com/trac/ticket/178> has some discussion (and links to
more discussion) explaining what's wrong with it, and what a good replacement
would look like.
So please, don't use setTimeout, and definitely do not recommend it to others!
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