tkinter, sockets and threads together

Steve Holden sholden at
Fri Sep 12 13:57:48 CEST 2003

"Julia Goolia" <juliagoolia301 at> wrote in message
news:79ad5955.0309111133.5f6bf26f at
> hello,
> i read that it is bad to use threads with tkinter.  so my question is
> how does one create a gui program with sockets?  at one point you have
> to call mainloop() which does not return.  then you are not free to do
> stuff with the sockets.
> what's up with that?
> thanks so much for your time!

Well, one page worth reading would be Jacob Hallén's

recipe, which IIRC is pretty general.

Steve Holden                        
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