[Python-Dev] ActiveState & fork & Perl

Andrew M. Kuchling akuchlin at mems-exchange.org
Mon Jun 7 19:20:15 CEST 1999

David Ascher writes:
>While we're at it, it'd be nice if we could provide a better answer when
>someone asks (as "they" often do) "how do I program with threads in
>Python" than our usual "the way you'd do it in C".  Threading tutorials
>are very hard to come by, I've found (I got the ORA multi-threaded

     Agreed; I'd love to see a HOWTO on thread programming.  I really
liked Andrew Birrell's introduction to threads for Modula-3; see
(Postscript and PDF versions available.)  Translating its approach to
Python would be an excellent starting point.

A.M. Kuchling			http://starship.python.net/crew/amk/
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