[Python-ideas] @run_as_thread decorator

Bruce Leban bruce at leapyear.org
Sat Mar 5 20:39:54 CET 2011

On Sat, Mar 5, 2011 at 11:31 AM, Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net> wrote:

> That strikes me as a bad idea, because another module or library calling
> refresh_persons() has no clue that this implictly starts a separate
> thread (instead of being a "normal" method).
You can always call functions that don't do what you think. There's a common
pattern for this:

    def foo(bar):
      return x(y(z(bar)))

    def foo_async(bar):
      return foo(bar)

--- Bruce
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