[python-advocacy] [PSF-Members] Forrester Research Survey Answers for Review

Armin Rigo arigo at tunes.org
Sun May 27 18:07:45 CEST 2007


Hi Jeff,

On Sat, May 26, 2007 at 07:33:29AM -0500, Jeff Rush wrote:
>   http://dfwpython.org/uploads/Forrester/forrester-survey.txt

> F34: Support for concurrent execution
>
> In version 2.5 of Python, its generator functions were made
> bidirectional, providing support for full coroutines.

That's wrong by any definition of coroutine I know of.  The extensions
in Python 2.5 don't give anything essentially new over generators, and
not all coroutines are generators; you still have to use something else,
like Stackless Python, in order to get general coroutines.


A bientot,

Armin.


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