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Subject: [gopher] Re: Status?
From: Jon Nelson <jnelson@xxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2001 21:32:57 -0600
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> I'm having some problems implementing some things though.  For
> example, due to DNS weirdness in my neck of the woods, I have times
> where if I try to resolve "", it will take 3 minutes
> and then fail.  Obviously I want a way to interrupt gethostbyname, but
> according to python folk that I've talked to, there isn't a clean way

I would *highly* recommend adns (there is a python adns module, BTW).
Completely asynchronous and very stable. I've used it for a number of
projects and am each time "surprised" that it does what it is supposed
to do without difficulty. "It just works".

"We all enter this world in the same way: naked; screaming; soaked in
blood. But if you live your life right, that kind of thing doesn't have
to stop there." -- Dana Gould

Jon Nelson

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