[Twisted-Python] Global reactor unit tests in the Twisted test suite

Jonathan Lange jml at mumak.net
Tue Nov 1 15:51:10 EDT 2011

On Tue, Nov 1, 2011 at 12:45 PM, Phil Mayers <p.mayers at imperial.ac.uk> wrote:
> On 01/11/11 16:18, Jonathan Lange wrote:
>> On Tue, Nov 1, 2011 at 12:14 PM, Phil Mayers<p.mayers at imperial.ac.uk>  wrote:
>>> On 01/11/11 15:28, Christopher Armstrong wrote:
>>>> I whole-heartedly agree with the sentiment, though. We need to get rid
>>>> of the global reactor.
>>> Why?
>>> I find the "pass reactor as 1st argument to everything" API pattern
>>> messy. I'm sure there's a good reason. What is it?
>> An insufficiently advanced sense of taste? :P
> Well, it's a good job I've got you guys here to educate me. On some
> mailing lists, you'd just get a flip reply.

Sorry, I thought you were asking us to come up with good reasons for
why you find it messy.


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