[Twisted-Python] HTTPClientFactory's deferred never finishing download on .vcf (vcard file) link

exarkun at twistedmatrix.com exarkun at twistedmatrix.com
Thu Oct 29 23:05:39 EDT 2009

On 29 Oct, 11:34 pm, listsin at integrateddevcorp.com wrote:
>On Oct 10, 2009, at 5:15 PM, exarkun at twistedmatrix.com wrote:
>>>Where might that be hiding?  I'd love to have something that does
>>>deferreds like Twisted and also implements all of urllib2.  I find
>>>info() from urlopen() particularly helpful when debugging issues like
>>  http://twistedmatrix.com/trac/ticket/886
>>  http://twistedmatrix.com/trac/ticket/3987
>>As I understand the "info" method, it gives you access to the response
>>headers.  The new API definitely exposes that information.
>>You'll notice that neither of these tickets is closed.  #3987 is
>>presently up for review.  If you want to help out, you could take a
>>at the code and point out any problems you notice.
>Well...I've now spent some actual time with 886 (-2,-3,and -4), and
>also with 3987.
>While there is some very nice stuff in there, I'm really not sure how
>one would actually put it to use since the back-end and the front-end
>seem to have been split into separate branches.

They're not really split.  The 3987 branch is complete and usable on its 
own.  You don't need a checkout of the 886 branch.


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