[Python-Dev] PEP 492 quibble and request

Arnaud Delobelle arnodel at gmail.com
Sun May 3 21:03:09 CEST 2015

On 3 May 2015 at 02:22, Greg Ewing <greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz> wrote:
> Guido van Rossum wrote:
>> On Sat, May 2, 2015 at 1:18 PM, Arnaud Delobelle <arnodel at gmail.com
>> <mailto:arnodel at gmail.com>> wrote:
>>     Does this mean that
>>     somehow "await x" guarantees that the coroutine will suspend at least
>>     once?
> No. First, it's possible for x to finish without yielding.
> But even if x yields, there is no guarantee that the
> scheduler will run something else -- it might just
> resume the same task, even if there is another one that
> could run. It's up to the scheduler whether it
> implements any kind of "fair" scheduling policy.

That's what I understood but the example ('yielding()') provided by
Ron Adam seemed to imply otherwise, so I wanted to clarify.


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