Most "active" coroutine library project?

exarkun at twistedmatrix.com exarkun at twistedmatrix.com
Thu Sep 24 00:07:41 CEST 2009


On 10:00 pm, tack at urandom.ca wrote:
>On Wed, 2009-09-23 at 21:53 +0000, exarkun at twistedmatrix.com wrote:
>>I specifically left out all "yield" statements in my version, since
>>that's exactly the point here. :)  With "real" coroutines, they're not
>>necessary - coroutine calls look just like any other call.  With
>>Python's enhanced generators, they are.
>
>Yes, I take your point.
>
>Explicitly yielding may not be such a terrible thing, though.  It's 
>more
>clear when reading such code where it may return back to the scheduler.
>This may be important for performance, unless of course the coroutine
>implementation supports preemption.

Sure, no value judgement intended, except on the practice of taking 
words with well established meanings and re-using them for something 
else ;)

Jean-Paul



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