[Python-ideas] Add a generic async IO poller/reactor to select module

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Thu May 24 14:37:03 CEST 2012

On Thu, May 24, 2012 at 9:50 PM, Giampaolo Rodolà <g.rodola at gmail.com> wrote:
> poller.poll serves the same purpose of asyncore.loop, yes, but this is
> supposed to be independent from asyncore.

I'd actually like to see something like this pitched as a
"concurrent.eventloop" PEP. PEP 3153 really wasn't what I was
expecting after the discussions at the PyCon US 2011 language summit -
I was expecting "here's a common event loop all the async frameworks
can hook into", but instead we got something a *lot* more ambitious
taht tried to merge the entire IO stack for the async frameworks,
rather than just provide a standard way for their event loops to


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