Opened 11 years ago

Closed 11 years ago

#3225 enhancement closed fixed (fixed)

mark iocp as something better than "extremely experimental" in the documentation

Reported by: Jean-Paul Calderone Owned by:
Priority: normal Milestone:
Component: core Keywords:
Cc: Branch:


Since the recent rewrite, iocpreactor is very nearly as working as the supported reactors. It has only a few failing tests on buildbot, the only real deficiency is SSL support.

I suggest pointing out these shortcomings in the docs and dropping the "extremely experimental" bit.

Change History (4)

comment:1 Changed 11 years ago by Jean-Paul Calderone

Keywords: review added
Owner: Jean-Paul Calderone deleted

Here's a proposed doc change:

Index: doc/core/howto/choosing-reactor.xhtml
--- doc/core/howto/choosing-reactor.xhtml       (revision 23525)
+++ doc/core/howto/choosing-reactor.xhtml       (working copy)
@@ -146,8 +146,9 @@

     Windows provides a fast, scalable event notification system known as IO
-    Completion Ports, or IOCP for short.  An extremely experimental reactor
-    based on IOCP is provided with Twisted.
+    Completion Ports, or IOCP for short.  Twisted includes a reactor based
+    on IOCP which is nearly complete.  The reactor has a handful of known
+    bugs and lacks SSL support.

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comment:2 Changed 11 years ago by therve

Keywords: review removed
Owner: set to Jean-Paul Calderone

Please apply.

comment:3 Changed 11 years ago by Jean-Paul Calderone

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

(In [23542]) Apply doc patch changing status of iocpreactor

Author: exarkun Reviewer: therve Fixes: #3225

Change the language about IOCP reactor from somewhat discouraging to somewhat encouraging.

comment:4 Changed 8 years ago by <automation>

Owner: Jean-Paul Calderone deleted
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