Simple thread pools

Diez B. Roggisch deetsNOSPAM at
Fri Nov 5 13:37:28 CET 2004

> Is there no way via Python to download say 1000 files simultaneously?

Things as maximum number of file descriptors and generally speaking IO
operations and their limits are matters of the underlying OS, not of the
programming language itself. So show us a way in another language, and then
we can tell you how to do that in python.

And while using threads to wait for file IO is tempting, its a waste of


Diez B. Roggisch

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