keystroke check

Ben Finney bignose-hates-spam at
Thu Jul 31 07:23:49 CEST 2003

On Wed, 30 Jul 2003 19:34:58 -0700 (PDT), Wes Fraser wrote:
> Is there any way to check in a loop to see if at that given moment in
> the program, a key on the key board is being pressed without actually
> stopping like raw_ipnut does?

I don't have an answer, but what you're referring to is commonly termed
"blocking I/O", that is, the call to raw_input blocks the program until
it gets a result.  This may help you search for solutions.

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