running functions

Grant Edwards grante at visi.com
Wed Nov 16 22:45:12 CET 2005


On 2005-11-16, Gorlon the Impossible <meatpodeye at yahoo.com> wrote:

> I'm not sure how to phrase this question. I have a Python function
> that sends MIDI messages to a synth. When I run it, I of course have
> to wait until it is finished before I can do anything else with
> Python. Is it possible to run this function and still be able to do
> other things with Python while it is running?

Yes.

> Is that what threading is about?

Exactly.  Take a look at the "treading" module:

http://www.python.org/doc/current/lib/module-threading.html

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