[Python-Dev] Signal-resistant code (was: Two random and nearly unrelated ideas)

Michael Hudson mwh@python.net
05 Sep 2002 10:33:04 +0100

Oren Tirosh <oren-py-d@hishome.net> writes:

> Any other problems I should be aware of?

Wildly unpredicatble x-platform behaviour in the presence of threads.


  Indeed, when I design my killer language, the identifiers "foo" and
  "bar" will be reserved words, never used, and not even mentioned in
  the reference manual. Any program using one will simply dump core
  without comment. Multitudes will rejoice. -- Tim Peters, 29 Apr 1998