[Python-Dev] Re: [Python-checkins] CVS: python/nondist/peps pep-0042.txt,1.43,1.44

Moshe Zadka Moshe Zadka <moshez@math.huji.ac.il>
Tue, 14 Nov 2000 11:20:01 +0200 (IST)

On Mon, 13 Nov 2000, Guido van Rossum wrote:

> +     - Killing a thread from another thread.  Or maybe sending a
> +       signal.  Or maybe raising an asynchronous exception.
> + 
> +       http://sourceforge.net/bugs/?func=detailbug&bug_id=121115&group_id=5470

In general, killing threads in considered a bad idea. It is usually much
better to design the application properly, and being aware that a thread
doing nothing is not that big a deal.

Moshe Zadka <moshez@math.huji.ac.il> -- 95855124