[Python-Dev] Re: [Web-SIG] Threading and client-side support
John J Lee
jjl at pobox.com
Tue Oct 28 12:25:54 EST 2003
[background for python-dev-ers: In the process of making my client-side
cookie module a suitable candidate for inclusion in the standard library,
I'm trying to make it thread-safe]
On Tue, 28 Oct 2003 amk at amk.ca wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 28, 2003 at 10:35:33AM +0000, John J Lee wrote:
> > Thanks. So, in particular, httplib, urllib and urllib2 are thread-safe?
> No idea; reading the code would be needed to figure that out.
That might not be helpful if the person reading it (me) has zero threading
I certainly plan to gain that experience, but surely *somebody* already
knows whether they're thread-safe? I presume they are, broadly, since a
couple of violations of thread safety are commented in urllib2 and urllib.
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