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Andreas Jung wrote:
> On 18.09.09 18:18, Tres Seaver wrote:
>> Andreas Jung wrote:
>>> On 18.09.09 17:56, Tres Seaver wrote:
>>>> Two modules do a really complicated and ugly conditional import
>> dance to
>>>> try and make twisted availabe as an alternative to ZServer.
>>> Can you explain a bit more?
>>>> I propose
>>>> we nuke that dance on the Zope trunk:  at this point, we should prefer
>>>> to do WSGI well, and leave integrating a specific external server
>> out of
>>>> the core.
>>> You mean dropping the ZServer and Medusa?
>> No, I mean dropping the experimental twisted alternative.  ZServer is
>> battle-hardened, well-supported, and shouldn't need to be pulled out:
>> it allows for "standalone" use of Zope without any external integration.
>> IIRC, the twisted integration code was added because Jim wanted us to
>> "get out of the server business."  At this point, I think that folks
>> wanting an alternative to ZServer should focus on using WSGI to
>> integrate with the server of their choice;  we should make that as easy
>> / smooth as possible, and ditch the (undermaintained / icky / old)
>> twisted integration.
> I totally agree with your observation and consider the Twisted integration
> as mission-failed. Nothing objections from my side. If you don't see
> objections by others, just go ahead.

"He's dead, Jim."

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