Why doesn't threading.join() return a value?

Steven D'Aprano steve+comp.lang.python at pearwood.info
Fri Sep 2 22:49:17 CEST 2011

Seebs wrote:

> On 2011-09-02, Steven D'Aprano <steve+comp.lang.python at pearwood.info>
> wrote:
>> Because then the code launching the thread would have to block, waiting
>> until the thread is completed, so it will have a result to return.
> Isn't "waiting until the thread is completed" sort of the point of join()?


I mean, well done, you have passed my little test!



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