Summary of threading for experienced non-Python programmers?
Sat Mar 29 10:25:03 CET 2008
Hrvoje Niksic <hniksic at xemacs.org> writes:
> Note that I said "*file* input/output". Twisted and asyncore are
> about asynchronous socket programming that polls over nonblocking file
> descriptors such as found in socket programming, not about wrapping
> aio(3) and the equivalent Windows APIs.
aio is also used for sockets, while twisted and asyncore use select or
something similar. That is asynchronous but in a different sense of
the word. See also: http://www.kegel.com/c10k.html
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