idle tasks

Nathan Clegg nathan at
Tue Jun 15 18:27:52 CEST 1999

I'm writing a multi-threaded application with the threading module.  I
would like one of the threads to run as the lowest priority, effectively
an idle function.  I typically only see idle functions in GUI toolkits,
however, and this needs to be a console app.  Is there a way to lower the
priority of a thread or create an idle function without using tkinter or

Nathan Clegg
 nathan at

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