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

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Tue Nov 10 15:27:30 CET 2009

Antoine Pitrou wrote:
> 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.

-like-sets-and-dicts" :)


Nick Coghlan   |   ncoghlan at gmail.com   |   Brisbane, Australia

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