[Twisted-web] ANN: Twisted 8.2 released

Christopher Armstrong radix at twistedmatrix.com
Tue Jan 6 15:07:34 EST 2009

Version 8.2 of Twisted is now out (actually, it's been out for over a
week now!). You can download it (in Windows, Mac, and source forms)


Twisted 8.2 is a major feature release, also including many important bug fixes:

 * twistd now has a --umask option for specifying the umask
 * Log observers can now be configured in .tac files
 * ProcessProtocols can now implement processExited to get reliable
notification of a process exiting
 * FTPClient has many more convenience methods
 * Twisted.words now has a standalone XMPP router
 * Twisted.names now supports NAPTR records
 * Twisted.web can now deal with multi-value headers and supports the
Range header in requests for static files

There have been many additional improvements which you can read all
about in the release notes:


What is Twisted? From the web site:

Twisted is an event-driven networking engine written in Python and
licensed under the MIT license.

Twisted projects variously support TCP, UDP, SSL/TLS, multicast, Unix
sockets, a large number of protocols (including HTTP, NNTP, IMAP, SSH,
IRC, FTP, and others), and much more. See more at:


Christopher Armstrong

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