[Python-Dev] Re: Python multiplexing is too hard (was: Network statistics program)
Guido van Rossum
Fri, 19 May 2000 18:19:20 -0700
> One thing of which I'm certain: I do NOT like
> documentation entries that say things like
> "select() doesn't really work except under Unix"
> (still true? Maybe that's been fixed?).
Hm, that's bogus. It works well under Windows -- with the restriction
that it only works for sockets, but for sockets it works as well as
on Unix. it also works well on the Mac. I wonder where that note
came from (it's probably 6 years old :-).
> As a
> user, I just find that intolerable. Sufficiently
> intolerable that I'll help change the situation?
> Well, I'm working on that part now ...
--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)