Opposite of yield?

Peter Hansen peter at engcorp.com
Wed Sep 10 22:19:14 CEST 2003


achrist at easystreet.com wrote:
> 
> The yield statement looks to be a big step toward some kind of
> lightweight concurrency-oriented programming in python.  Is there
> any similarly nice way to do the opposite of yield, just sit around
> (perhaps in the middle of a loop) and wait until some other routine
> (unknown to the waiting module) hurls a value in?
> 
> If this is not implemented now, is there any chance that it's on the
> list of things to come?

Queue.Queue.get() ...

-Peter




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