If the gauge is not updated at the next flush, it will send the previous value. This is the definition of a gauge as per Etsy StatsD. Also updated test_flush_gauge_metric in test_processor.py.
…e reactor for too long.
…or too long.
…sgi when importing twisted.python.log
…ually, to make it simpler) while the host is not resolved, and flushing them as soon as the host gets resolved. I didn't use Queue.Queue here because it doesn't seem that we'll have to deal with concurrency issues with this queue, since each client instance has its own queue, but if we feel the need, this can be changed later.
…the gateway is instantiated
…, in which the optional parameter is not passed