[Twisted-Python] So... Python 3.4 is getting its own async I/O system
itamar at futurefoundries.com
Tue Mar 19 17:16:32 EDT 2013
On Mon, Mar 18, 2013 at 11:00 PM, Tim Allen <screwtape at froup.com> wrote:
> In Guido's keynote at PyCon 2013, apparently he talked about adding an
> async I/O module to Python 3.4. It looks like his slides can be viewed
> ...while this is the PEP he's talking about:
> At first glance, the proposed reactor API looks very much like Twisted's
> (or, to be fair, GTK's, or possibly any number of other async event loop
> I'm less familiar with) but rather than Deferreds and callbacks, the API
> will be based around Futures (similar, but not identical, to Python
> 3.2's concurrent.futures.Future class), and an inlineCallbacks-style
> decorator for generators.
There's two parts: one is a standardized, pluggable API for event loops.
It's explicitly based on Twisted's, and will be easy to add a Twisted
implementation. The generator thing is layered on top, and somewhat
optional, in theory.
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