Need to interrupt to check for mouse movement

Christopher Subich spam.csubich+block at block.subich.spam.com
Thu Jul 21 17:09:26 CEST 2005


Paul Rubin wrote:
> Huh?  It's pretty normal, the gui blocks while waiting for events
> from the window system.  I expect that Qt and Tk work the same way.

Which is why I recommended Twisted for the networking; it integrates 
with the toolkit event loops so it automagically works: 
http://twistedmatrix.com/projects/core/documentation/howto/choosing-reactor.html#auto15

I agree, though, that basic socket programming in the same thread as the 
gui's probably a bad idea.



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