[Twisted-Python] A new & improved IResource

Laurens Van Houtven _ at lvh.cc
Mon Jul 25 13:43:31 MDT 2011

On Mon, Jul 25, 2011 at 1:22 AM, Glyph Lefkowitz <glyph at twistedmatrix.com>wrote:

> The main thing that web2 did wrong was introducing a new namespace and
> thereby confusion, not any particular detail of its implementation.

Well, my thing would introduce some namespaces (like "entity")-- just not
one in the toplevel twisted package.

> The web2 resource model was in most ways a nice upgrade from twisted.web.
>  It even had a halfway decent compatibility layer.  You should feel free to
> copy its implementation liberally (with the exception of the IStream
> interface, which has been discussed to death elsewhere).  However, since
> web2 was half-baked in some regards, you may need to add test coverage,
> improve docstrings, or handle some corner cases in order to pass review.
Of course -- I'd end up doing that anyway because I wouldn't feel confident
I understand the code otherwise.

> But, in terms of implementation details, web2 was in fact "doing it right"
> for the most part.

Glad to know it's not just my mangled mind.

> -glyph
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