"monty" < "python"

Dave Angel davea at davea.name
Thu Mar 21 14:02:51 CET 2013


On 03/21/2013 08:55 AM, Chris Angelico wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 21, 2013 at 11:45 PM, Roy Smith <roy at panix.com> wrote:
>> In article <mailman.3582.1363853304.2939.python-list at python.org>,
>>   Terry Reedy <tjreedy at udel.edu> wrote:
>>
>>> On 3/20/2013 10:03 AM, franzferdinand wrote:
>>>> Ok, thanks everybody!
>>>
>>> Threads are like the Sorcerer's Apprentice. You can start 'em, but you
>>> cannot stop 'em ;-)
>>
>> Of course you can stop threads.  Just call _exit().  No more threads!
>
> I don't think Mickey Mouse knew about that call, otherwise he'd have
> used it. Either that, or he had a completely saturated system and
> couldn't type anything at the console, so it took the wizard's SSH
> session to deal with the problem using "kill -9".
>

Denial-of-service, the traditional way.

-- 
DaveA




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