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

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Mon Nov 14 08:53:07 CET 2005

Michiel Jan Laurens de Hoon wrote:
>>Yes, you can. Actually, Tkinter *always* runs in a separate thread 
>>(separate from all other threads).
> Are you sure? If Tkinter is running in a separate thread, then why does 
> it need PyOS_InputHook?

Well, my statement was (somewhat deliberately) misleading. That separate
thread might be the main thread (and, in many cases, is). The main 
thread is still a "separate" thread (separate from all others).


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