Sockets, threads, and killing servers

Robin Munn rmunn at
Thu Jan 10 21:42:39 CET 2002

On Wed, 09 Jan 2002 21:14:42 -0500, Michael Chermside
<mcherm at> wrote:
> > I've been playing around with the SocketServer module recently.
>   [...]
> > A fully-functional example is below. Any comments?
>This looks nice. I don't know of a better way to achieve this, (and 
>neither did anyone else who responded to your previous posts) and it's 
>an important piece of functionality. Any chance of getting this 
>incorporated into the SocketServer module (ie, a subclass which is 
>"stoppable" for use by those who need it)? I don't need this myself 
>(yet), but I'd hate to have to reinvent this solution if it DID come up, 
>and it seems like a likely feature to want.
>-- Michael Chermside

Well, I don't know who makes the decisions on what goes into the
official release, but if they need permission from me to put it in, I'll
gladly grant permission.

Robin Munn
rmunn at

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