[Twisted-Python] Re: [Zope3-dev] twisted zope

Bob Ippolito bob at redivi.com
Tue Jul 29 01:41:49 EDT 2003

On Tuesday, Jul 29, 2003, at 00:16 America/New_York, Glyph Lefkowitz 

> On Monday, July 28, 2003, at 01:20 PM, Gary Poster wrote:
>> Oh yeah, forgot about that.  I've seen several discussions of the 
>> licensing on the Twisted list... Maybe Phil Eby's implementation is 
>> the only way out of that one.
> The whole point of those discussions has generally been that the 
> current structure is important to make relicensing a possibility :-).
> While twisted as a whole is being very actively (one might even say 
> "agressively") developed, some portions of the framework, like the 
> core reactor, seem to be extremely stable at this point.

the organization of twisted.internet is the suck

> I have been considering approaching the Python team to ask about 
> relicensing / including portions of twisted.internet in core Python at 
> some point, since it seems to have eclipsed asyncore in terms of 
> popularity, but I am sure that such discussions would be fraught with 
> subtle corner cases and versioning issues, and I am very, very short 
> on time at the moment.  However, if another member of the Twisted team 
> would like to take up this discussion, either about core Python or 
> about Zope 3, I'd be more than willing to appoint a proxy.

Some of twisted should go into core Python, perhaps for 2.4.. but we 
should have better non-select reactors (win32, wx, qt, corefoundation, 
etc.) and cleaned up organization first.

Of course, I need to write the corefoundation reactor, first :)


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