[Python-Dev] Active Objects in Python

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Wed Sep 28 03:26:11 CEST 2005

Nick Coghlan wrote:

> PEP 342's yield expressions can probably be used to help address that problem, 
> though:
>    class SomeAO(ActiveObject):
>      def processSomeMessage(self):
>        msg = yield
>        # Do something with the message
>        next_msg = yield makeSomeBlockingCall(self)
>        # Do something with the next message

I don't see how that helps, since makeSomeBlockingCall()
is evaluated (and therefore blocks) *before* the yield

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