Simple thread pools

Jacob Friis lists at
Fri Nov 5 10:22:28 CET 2004

>>I'm setting NUM_FEEDERS to 1000.
>>Is that crazy?
> Not crazy, but foolish.  Thread scheduling in Python reduces performance
> beyond a few dozen threads.  If you are doing system calls (socket.recv,
>, etc.), your performance will be poor.

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

- Jacob

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