[Python-ideas] The async API of the future: Reactors

Laurens Van Houtven _ at lvh.cc
Mon Oct 15 11:24:44 CEST 2012

On Mon, Oct 15, 2012 at 1:26 AM, Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> wrote:

> I don't think you can hide threads or concurrency. You can offer
> different APIs to work with them that have different advantages and
> disadvantages, but I don't think you can *hide* them any more than you
> can hide language constructs like classes or sequences.

+1. Nice APIs to put padding on the sharp edges, yes. Hiding them? IMHO,
usually a mistake.

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