[Python-ideas] non-blocking buffered I/O

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Tue Oct 30 06:10:28 CET 2012

Steve Dower wrote:

> From my point of view, IOCP fits in very well provided the callbacks (which will
> run in the IOCP thread pool) are only used to unblock tasks.

Is it really necessary to have a separate thread just to handle
unblocking tasks? That thread will have very little to do, so
it could just as well run the tasks too, couldn't it?


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