[Twisted-Python] wxpython issues

James Y Knight foom at fuhm.net
Fri Apr 15 10:36:30 EDT 2005

On Apr 15, 2005, at 10:27 AM, Glyph Lefkowitz wrote:

> Shawn Church wrote:
>> I am new to twisted and also experienced problems using wxreactor.  
>> After
>> reading some earlier posts to this message list I wrote a wx.App 
>> sub-class
>> that polls the reactor ONLY when the GUI requires data from twisted:
> Eep!  This is definitely broken.
> The simplest way to explain why is: what if you are writing a chat 
> program, and your GUI might need to be notified about network events 
> at any time?  Deferreds are just one way that Twisted can trigger 
> events. There are lots of other callbacks which your program might be 
> interested in.

Well, if you know that can't happen, (or that you aren't interested if 
it does happen) then you're all set. :)


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