[Python-ideas] set.add() return value

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Wed Feb 18 03:58:19 CET 2009

Bruce Leban wrote:

> That's a good reason to *not* support a test/change operation in regular 
> sets as it may lead people to think (falsely) that it provide some kind 
> of concurrency protection.

Well, perhaps it should provide concurrency protection.
If it's implemented in C with the GIL held, it probably
wouldn't be hard to make that guarantee.


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