Simple example of threading
tim_one at email.msn.com
Thu Feb 24 20:50:19 EST 2000
[ Dirk Vleugels]
> Sadly, pthread_cancel is missing in python, dunno why.
Simply because Python supports a platform-independent model of threading,
built on top of a large variety of "native" thread offerings, and thread
cancelling is a dubious enough feature that many platform thread pkgs don't
support it. Python can't "fake it" portably either, so tough beans <wink>.
alternatives-left-to-the-fertile-imagination-ly y'rs - tim
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