[tahoe-dev] barriers to using tahoe

Brian Warner warner at lothar.com
Thu Feb 4 00:41:52 UTC 2010

Jody Harris wrote:
> I asked a question about forking Twisted for the short term. There was
> no response to that. Either, "that's a good idea with obvious
> consequences.....," or "That's stupid because....."

Eh, I think mostly it's just infeasible. It would take a lot of time and
work for a hypothetical fork to become as well tested, packaged, and
distributed as the mainline Twisted is, and then it would require a lot
of work to keep it from falling out-of-date. I believe it would be
faster to get the necessary patch accepted into mainline.

The next step towards that is to write a unit test for the patch.
http://twistedmatrix.com/trac/ticket/3462 is the place to submit such a


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