[Twisted-Python] Twisted vs jQuery Deferreds (was Re: RPC design questions)
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Wed Aug 24 20:01:16 EDT 2011
On 25 August 2011 00:30, Tobias Oberstein <tobias.oberstein at tavendo.de> wrote:
> I am still wondering why they called the other stuff "then()" when it's not
> then, but "also()"
> and "pipe()" is the real <then> ;)
I agree. I had the same frustration a few months ago and various
Twisted people pointed out missing features in Jquery deferred:
Mochikit is the best (and original) JS port of deferred..Dojo and
Google Closure both credit Mochikit (and Twisted) in their source
code. I'm planning to revert back to it.
I guess it would be useful / constructive to compile a list of the
weaknesses in the jquery / commonjs deferred API and the reasons and
use cases for the Twisted deferred API.
Perhaps they can be persuaded to evolve towards the Twisted API in time.
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