[Python-ideas] Make asyncio.get_event_loop a builtin

Ken Hilton kenlhilton at gmail.com
Thu May 24 20:42:16 EDT 2018

On Tue May 22 22:08:40 (-0400), Chris Barker wrote:
> while asyncio is in the standard library, it is not intended to be THE
async event loop implementation

I'm surprised this is true - with dedicated syntax like async def/await,
it's still not THE async event loop implementation? As far as I know,
"async def" is a shorthand for


and "await" is short for "yield from".

Ken Hilton;
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