[Python-ideas] Concurrency Modules
tjreedy at udel.edu
Fri Jul 10 04:01:59 CEST 2015
On 7/9/2015 7:51 PM, Giampaolo Rodola' wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 10, 2015 at 12:53 AM, Sven R. Kunze
> <srkunze at mail.de
> <mailto:srkunze at mail.de>> wrote:
> that's a follow up on the discussion started on python-dev ('The
> importance of the async keyword') and this issue
> http://bugs.python.org/issue24571 .
> After discussing the whole topic and reading it up further, it
> became clear to me what's actually missing in Python. That is a
> definitive guide of why/when a certain concurrency module is
> supposed to be used:
> Currently, I can name 4 modules of which I know that they more or
> less deal with the topic:
> - concurrent
> - threading
> - asyncio
> - multiprocessing
> +1 on the overall idea.
> Technically there's also asyncore and asynchat but they are deprecated.
They should be listed as deprecated, with pointers to what superceded them.
> It might also be worth it to add a section listing the main third-party
> modules (twisted, tornado, gevent comes to mind).
Terry Jan Reedy
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