I'm coming from Tcl-world ...
claird at starbase.neosoft.com
Fri Aug 2 16:56:17 CEST 2002
In article <slrnakl3mb.c05.Andreas.Leitgeb at pc7499.gud.siemens.at>,
Andreas Leitgeb <avl at logic.at> wrote:
>3.) event-based scripting. (like 'fileevent','after',... in Tcl)
> I've read somewhere, that with tkinter I get access to tcl's event-stuff,
> But I was more after something that also works without Gui and without
> actually using Tcl through Python. Is there a builtin module that
> wraps the select() or poll() systemcall, and invokes the registered
> functions if "their" respective channel becomes readable/writable
> or a timer runs out ?
Yes. You'll want to read about the select and asyncore modules.
Also, Pythoneers do much more multi-threading (at a scripting
level) than is typical for Tcl.
Cameron Laird <Cameron at Lairds.com>
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