[Python-Dev] [PEP 3148] futures - execute computations asynchronously

Jeffrey Yasskin jyasskin at gmail.com
Sat Mar 6 07:19:30 CET 2010

On Fri, Mar 5, 2010 at 10:11 PM, Phillip J. Eby <pje at telecommunity.com> wrote:
> I'm somewhat concerned that, as described, the proposed API ... [creates] yet another alternative (and
> mutually incompatible) event loop system in the stdlib ...

Futures are a blocking construct; they don't involve an event loop.

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