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

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Sat Nov 12 05:39:57 CET 2005

Michiel Jan Laurens de Hoon wrote:

> I have an extension module for scientific visualization. This extension 
> module opens one or more windows, in which plots can be made.

What sort of windows are these? Are you using an existing
GUI toolkit, or rolling your own?

> For the graphics windows to remain responsive, I need to make sure that 
> its events get handled. So I need an event loop.

How about running your event loop in a separate thread?


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