[Python-ideas] An alternate approach to async IO

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Tue Nov 27 21:54:50 CET 2012

Trent Nelson wrote:
>     So what about the "no processing that can be usefully done
>     by a C level thread" bit?  I'm trying to discern whether or not you're
>     highlighting a fundamental flaw in the theory/idea ;-)

You seem to be assuming that the little bit of processing
needed to get the data from kernel to user space is going
to be significant compared to whatever the Python code is
going to do with the data. That seems unlikely.


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