[Python-Dev] Retrieve an arbitrary element from asetwithoutremoving it

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Tue Nov 10 14:55:48 CET 2009

Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan <at> gmail.com> writes:
> It's also one of the major reasons for not sharing mutable containers
> between threads if you can avoid it (and serialising access to them if
> you can't)

Not necessarily, for example it is common to rely on the fact that list.append()
is atomic.



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