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

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Sun Mar 7 00:37:26 CET 2010

Phillip J. Eby wrote:
> while at the same time creating yet another alternative (and 
> mutually incompatible) event loop system in the stdlib, beyond the ones 
> that are already in asyncore, tkinter, and the various SocketServer 
> subclasses.

Aaargh... that's the *last* thing we need!

I've been thinking for a while that it would be a big help
if there were one, standardised module in the stdlib for
handling async events, and all the other gui toolkits
etc. were made to use it.


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