Python, Tkinter, and Threading

Cameron Laird claird at
Tue Feb 18 14:42:06 CET 2003

In article <3_KdnZGH7dsEX8yjXTWcoA at>,
Marc <losnations at> wrote:
>No, can't say that I am. I guess the update() is sort of a buffer flush to
>bring the gui current. That would solve the problem of not being able to
Yes!  Good-lucking GUIs really need such methods.  
>display runtime status in the gui until the end. I assume this function
>would belong in the "periodic call" function or whichever function it is
>that checks the status periodically with the .after() function.
>From a more advanced perspective, though, update()
is a bit of a hack.  <URL: >
>I'll be sure and check out the asyncore module tomorrow to see if can help
I think you'll find it rewarding.

Cameron Laird <Cameron at>

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