[Python-Dev] Adding poll() system call

Fred L. Drake, Jr. fdrake@beopen.com
Tue, 11 Jul 2000 11:56:42 -0400 (EDT)

Thomas Wouters writes:
 > I would suggest 'poll.Poller()' or some such, for similarity with pickle and
 > such. 'new()' looks a bit C++ish to me ;) Definately +1 on the idea tho ;)

  Both have precedents in the standard library; the MD5 and SHA hash
modules both provide a new() function to create the objects.
  It's not clear that the class-like name is terribly appropriate
since a C type could not be subclassed.


Fred L. Drake, Jr.  <fdrake at beopen.com>
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