Pythonic concurrency (was: Erlang (was Re: Good introduction to functional programming with Python?))

Cameron Laird claird at starbase.neosoft.com
Sun Dec 31 18:48:18 CET 2000


In article <G6AyoC.CK1 at world.std.com>, Will Ware <wware at world.std.com> wrote:
>Brad Knotwell (knotwell at ix.netcom.com) wrote:
>> I'm now wondering if Stackless Python's uthreads are cooperatively or
>> pre-emptively multi-tasked.
>
>Unless you're digging into their inner workings, microthreads will appear
>to you as preemptively multitasking.
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Is this true:  microthreads block on system calls (I/O
operations, most notoriously) and on invocations of
externally-coded extensions?  
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