[Python-Dev] Python-Dev] wait time [was: Ext4 data loss

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Fri Mar 13 15:31:33 CET 2009

On Fri, Mar 13, 2009, Antoine Pitrou wrote:
> R. David Murray <rdmurray <at> bitdance.com> writes:
>> You will note that what
>> I suggested was that applications that _use the sync feature_ make
>> it user controllable.
> I'm sorry, but if it has nothing to do with Python itself, perhaps we
> could stop this subthread (or move it to another ML)? There are enough
> messages already.

<blink>  Yes, this *is* about Python: how should Python support David's
use-case?  This discussion started because Python currently doesn't have
good mechansisms for fine-grained synching, and people are discussing how
Python should support various use-cases.  Please don't be too aggressive
about labeling discussion off-topic.
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