Pythoin MUD (PyMUD?)

Courageous jkraska1 at san.rr.com
Wed Jun 27 06:06:22 CEST 2001


>> It's peudo-preemption, really. Time spent in external modules
>> and the like is not preempted, so unexpected behaviors can
>> arise.
>
>Presumably wizards won't be allowed to call code
>in arbitrary extension modules, so it shouldn't
>be too much of a problem in this case.

It's no problem at all, unless your expectations are awry. People
sometimes expect "preemptively scheduled threads" to behave
as OS-native preemptively scheduled threads. These aren't.
And don't.

This isn't a complaint or a criticism... just an observation.

:-)

C//




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