Most "active" coroutine library project?

Simon Forman sajmikins at gmail.com
Wed Sep 23 22:16:06 CEST 2009


On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 2:05 PM,  <exarkun at twistedmatrix.com> wrote:
> On 05:00 pm, sajmikins at gmail.com wrote:
>>
>> On Sun, Aug 23, 2009 at 11:02 AM, Phillip B Oldham
>> <phillip.oldham at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> I've been taking a look at the multitude of coroutine libraries
>>> available for Python, but from the looks of the projects they all seem
>>> to be rather "quiet". I'd like to pick one up to use on a current
>>> project but can't deduce which is the most popular/has the largest
>>> community.
>>>
>>> Libraries I looked at include: cogen, weightless, eventlet and
>>> circuits (which isn't exactly coroutine-based but it's event-driven
>>> model was intriguing).
>>>
>>> Firstly, are there any others I've missed? And what would the
>>> consensus be on the which has the most active community behind it?
>>> --
>>> http://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/python-list
>>
>> Coroutines are built into the language.  There's a good talk about
>> them here: http://www.dabeaz.com/coroutines/
>
> But what some Python programmers call coroutines aren't really the same as
> what the programming community at large would call a coroutine.
>
> Jean-Paul

Really?  I'm curious as to the differences.  (I just skimmed the entry
for coroutines in Wikipedia and PEP 342, but I'm not fully
enlightened.)

Warm regards,
~Simon



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