[Twisted-Python] How to dispatch message to different servers

Phil Mayers p.mayers at imperial.ac.uk
Sat Mar 2 11:36:15 EST 2013

On 03/02/2013 03:24 PM, Tristan Seligmann wrote:

> I don't really understand how this is any easier with PB than with
> AMP, though. With AMP, you "just" need the same command definitions on
> both sides. With PB, you need the exact same Python code versions for
> every class you are sending over the wire;

I don't use PB like that. I only ever send simple data structures made 
of builtin types (int, str, list, dict).

> You don't quite have to do a TCP handshake for every request you want
> to send over an HTTP channel, but there are still some problems.

You're not telling me anything I don't already know.

My point is that, for the use-cases *I* have, those limitations have not 
proven to be a problem, so the effort

> asymmetric (client makes requests to the server, server cannot make
> requests to the client, so you need to do some kind of long polling /
> inversion of control to simulate this).


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