[Python-Dev] collections module

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Fri Jan 9 17:35:26 EST 2004

On Fri, Jan 09, 2004, Josiah Carlson wrote:
> One thing that bothered me about using the three mutexes as given in
> Queue.Queue is that it relies on the fact that a thread can unlock an
> underlying thread.lock that it didn't acquire.  To me, this is strange
> behavior.

If that bothers you, don't use threading.Condition, either.  All the
synchronizing capabilities in Python rely on the ability of threads to
release a lock acquired by another thread.
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