[Python-Dev] PEP 492: Please mention the Event Loop

Yury Selivanov yselivanov.ml at gmail.com
Wed May 6 00:33:37 CEST 2015


On 2015-05-05 5:09 PM, Jim J. Jewett wrote:
> On Tue May 5 21:44:26 CEST 2015,Brett Cannon wrote:
>> It's not as
>> complicated as it seems when you realize there is an event loop driving
>> everything (which people have been leaving out of the conversation since it
>> doesn't tie into the syntax directly).
> Proposed second paragraph of the abstract:
> This PEP assumes that the asynchronous tasks are scheduled and
> coordinated by an Event Loop similar to that of stdlib module
> asyncio.events.AbstractEventLoop.  While the PEP is not tied to
> any specific Event Loop implementation, it is relevant only to
> the kind of coroutine that uses "yield" as a signal to the scheduler,
> indicating that the coroutine will be waiting until an event (such
> as IO) is completed.

Thank you for this suggestion.  I've added it to the PEP:


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