Event loop documentation error

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Mon Jul 21 21:16:47 CEST 2014

On Tue, Jul 22, 2014 at 5:15 AM, Mark Lawrence <breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> On 21/07/2014 20:00, Chris Angelico wrote:
>> On Tue, Jul 22, 2014 at 4:55 AM, Yaşar Arabacı <yasar11732 at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> After reading the next page of the documentation, I realized that
>>> "add_signal_handler() and remove_signal_handler() are not supported"
>>> on Windows. Moreover, dev3.5 version of the docs are also saying that
>>> they are not supported, so I think they are not planning to supports
>>> those features on Windows anytime soon.
>> If I had to guess, I would say that the reason there's no Windows
>> Ctrl-C handler would simply be that nobody's yet volunteered to write
>> one. So you might be in a position to add what you want to 3.5 :)
>> ChrisA
> I'd check the bug tracker before doing anything.  It's perfectly possible
> that somebody has already done this but the patch hasn't been reviewed yet.

Or that, yes. My point is, I doubt there's a strong philosophical
reason for there to be a lack of support, but merely that it hasn't
been done yet.


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