Should I use threads here?

Steve Holden sholden at
Thu Nov 29 16:13:00 CET 2001

"Era Akost" <era_akost at> wrote in message
news:6749bb94.0111290612.45c060ac at
> Hi again,
> Reading now a new email on the group "Strange Tkinter behaviour"
> I realized that probably my problem has to do with the Tkinger widget.
> So, I just inserted a
>     self.text.update()
> and the output starts imediately apparing, as I wanted.
> The widget is sort of "frized" while the .exe program is still
> running (cannot scroll), but perhaps I can arrange that later.
> Anyway, pointing out the difference between readline() and readlines() was
> absolutely right from your side. Now that I added .update(), I checked
both and
> only readline() does what I exptected.
> So, really thanks and sorry for bringing out the question of threads.
> I just have to understand better some os stuff.
The usual Python rules apply: don't use [X] unless you need to, where [X] is
any complex facility. As the eXtreme Programming community says: do the
simplest thing that can possibly work ;-)

But as far as being sorry, no need at all. Happy to help. It's these trolls
and spam merchants we don't like: honest enquiries always welcome. The mroe
you learn, the more questions you can answer!


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