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

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Wed Dec 12 23:42:52 CET 2007

Guido van Rossum wrote:

> Hm, Apple and Microsoft don't seem to think so. They go out of their
> way to implement elaborate visual effects.

Well, that's a different issue -- assuming the visual
effect is something wanted, then the CPU required to
produce it isn't unnecessary.

But there's no excuse for using CPU when the application
truly isn't doing anything other than waiting for
something to happen.


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