[Python-Dev] Signals+Threads (PyGTK waking up 10x/sec).

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Wed Dec 12 03:01:18 CET 2007

Guido van Rossum wrote:

> On Dec 11, 2007 4:54 PM, Jan Claeys <lists at janc.be> wrote:
>>Almost every laptop user would benefit from it, and even some desktop or
>>server users might save on their electric power bill...
> Do you have data to support this claim?

Even if it doesn't save any power, using CPU unnecessarily
is a bad thing for any application to do on a multitasking

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