threading in PyQt vs threading in standard library

Steven Woody narkewoody at
Fri Jan 9 08:48:17 CET 2009

On Fri, Jan 9, 2009 at 3:32 PM, Phil Thompson
<phil at> wrote:
> On Fri, 9 Jan 2009 15:15:28 +0800, "Steven Woody" <narkewoody at>
> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I am considering using PyQt for GUI programs, and I notices that both
>> of them include threading supports, so which one should I pick up?
>> Similar also applies 'socket'.
> I'd recommend using the PyQt versions of both.
> A significant advantage of PyQt's sockets is that they are integrated with
> the event loop. This means you don't need threads to handle networking.

Thank you.

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