[Python-Dev] Adding poll() system call

Gordon McMillan gmcm@hypernet.com
Thu, 6 Jul 2000 21:42:28 -0400

Ka-Ping Yee wrote:

[wants select in os]
> It's an operating system function, like all the others.
> select() belongs in os for the same reason that we don't
> import chdir, import wait, import fork, etc. etc.
> It's not an earth-shattering thing; i'm just pretty sure
> most people look for os.select() first and wonder why it's
> missing before discovering select.select().

Actually Windows users probably first look in socket, since 
it's a socket-only thing on Windows.

- Gordon