simple Thread question

Aahz aahz at
Wed Aug 18 16:36:44 CEST 2004

In article <l82dnQLW7bZOIb_cRVn-qQ at>,
Peter Hansen  <peter at> wrote:
>While it's true that that is all that's needed, it is not required,
>and doesn't really provide any performance improvements.  I often do
>the above sort of thing where I use a given module in only one place,
>especially when using threads where it feels subtly cleaner to defer
>loading of some modules until the thread actually starts.

Except that the import lock makes this a Bad Idea, IMO.
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