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This is an alpha release of the networking library.
It was originally meant to be part of that library, but it will not have a new release for some time, so this project has been forked for the time being. provides several solutions for fast, threaded, pure-Python servers and clients, primarily targeted at game networking.

There are several different kinds of servers, to fit different needs:
    LightServer/LightClient - provide a very basic, one way connection, where the client requests something from the server, and the server responds.

    Server/Client - a more complex connection, using two sockets, allowing the server to make requests from the client.

    Secured versions of the above, that use an authentication protocol to encrypt/decrypt messages.

    And, finally a RPC server/client, and a secure version of it.
The servers and clients are set up to provide a rapid startup, while still having the internal complexity to grow to moderate sized applications.

Simply download the archive and unzip, the module itself is /net, which can be copied into your program directory itself, or into site-packages.
The docs and tests are in the download, simply go into the /test directory and run any of the tests (they use a bit of fiddling with sys.path to enable them to be run from this directory, and not above the actual net module).

The tests double as a sort of tutorial for each part of the library, though they should have more documentation.

Also, this has not been fully tested as yet, as our server has been down I have only been able to test this on my local machine, and not over a network. So if anyone would like to test this it would be greatly appreciated.
Otherwise, we should have our servers back soon and we can test it ourselves :) Licensed under the LGPL (readme in next release, sorry 'bout that)


Fixed a potential very problematic bug in the code, as suggested by Treeform :)


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September 3, 2008 1:17am - RB[0] - nickname: (roebros)
Considering it is just a library, with no visual qualities, all you would have is the command prompt - which I don't think is worth wasting's bandwidth on.
September 1, 2008 3:16pm - Anonymous - nickname: (pywiz32)
i would make an example and post it as a screenshot.
August 20, 2008 11:44am - RB[0] - nickname: (roebros)
Fixed - didn't know that was what you were getting at :)
August 20, 2008 3:34am - Luca Fabbri - nickname: (keul)
eheheh... so I suggest tu use ".net" in lowercase version!
August 19, 2008 11:25pm - RB[0] - nickname: (roebros)
I am linux too, the name is merely there because it is the pyglibs net lib, which used to be accessed via:<BR>
Was going to go with pygnet or other, but this seemed the only option, also thought it would be fun to poke fun at M$ naming convention LOL :D
August 19, 2008 5:54pm - Luca Fabbri - nickname: (keul)
Just for know: the name xxx.NET is chosen to chighlight a win32-only-compatibility with some .NET libraries?

The idea behind this project is interesting, but I'm a linux user... :-)

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