How to kill threading.Thread instance?
fredrik at pythonware.com
Sun Sep 21 13:37:39 CEST 2008
> BTW, it should be noticed that lots of threading module methods have
> no docstrings (in my Python 2.5), for example _Thread__bootstrap,
things named _Class__name are explicitly marked private by the
implementation (using the "__" prefix).
using them just because you can find them via "dir" is a really stupid
idea. (and, as noted in the comment section to the recipe, the "stop"
method flags a thread as stopped, it doesn't stop it.)
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