By using this site, you agree to our updated Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. Manage your Cookies Settings.
459,453 Members | 959 Online
Bytes IT Community
+ Ask a Question
Need help? Post your question and get tips & solutions from a community of 459,453 IT Pros & Developers. It's quick & easy.

Kamaelia Released

P: n/a
I've already posted an announcement in comp.lang.python.announce
about this, but for those who were at Europython and remember me
giving a lightning talk on Kamaelia who don't read c.l.p.a - this
is just a quick note to say that we've been given the go ahead to
release it as open source and that it's now on sourceforge here:


Essentially the bottom line idea is it's designed as a testbed
platform for building network servers, and specifically new
protocols. The reason for not using twisted is to try an alternate
approach is to see whether an alternate approach has any benefits.
(twisted is a better option if you just want something scalable
in python right now of course!)

The approach we've taken for concurrency is essentially lots of
small components communicating in CSP/Occam like manner. Each
component is a python generator, with extra attributes inboxes/outboxes
which act as queues/buffers. Interesting systems are then composed
by linking outboxes to inboxes allowing data to flow through the

For the moment the code is only available via anonymous CVS checkout,
but we'll probably start having nightly CVS snapshots at some point

Merry Christmas,
British Broadcasting Corporation, Research and Development
Kingswood Warren, Surrey KT20 6NP

This message (and any attachments) may contain personal views
which are not the views of the BBC unless specifically stated.
Jul 18 '05 #1
Share this question for a faster answer!
Share on Google+

This discussion thread is closed

Replies have been disabled for this discussion.