[Python-Dev] Event loops, PyOS_InputHook, and Tkinter

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Thu Nov 10 17:50:40 CET 2005

On 11/9/05, Michiel Jan Laurens de Hoon <mdehoon at c2b2.columbia.edu> wrote:
> My application doesn't need a toolkit at all. My problem is that because
> of Tkinter being the standard Python toolkit, we cannot have a decent
> event loop in Python. So this is the disadvantage I see in Tkinter.

That's a non-sequitur if I ever saw one. Who gave you that idea? There
is no connection.

(If there's *any* reason for Python not having a standard event loop
it's probably because I've never needed one.)

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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