[Python-Dev] PEP 492 quibble and request

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Fri May 1 21:59:41 CEST 2015

On Fri, May 1, 2015 at 12:49 PM, Ron Adam <ron3200 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Another useful async function might be...
>    async def yielding():
>        pass
> In a routine is taking very long time, just inserting "await yielding()"
> in the long calculation would let other awaitables run.
> That's really up to the scheduler, and a function like this should be
provided by the event loop or scheduler framework you're using.

> If the async loop only has one coroutine (awaitable) in it, then it will
> be just like calling a regular function.  No waiting would occur.

--Guido van Rossum (python.org/~guido)
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