How to terminate the function that runs every n seconds

Marko Rauhamaa marko at
Thu Jan 15 10:34:54 CET 2015

Dennis Lee Bieber <wlfraed at>:

> 	The main thing to consider is that "killing" a thread doesn't
> work well in Python. Instead the thread has to check for some signal
> telling it to quit.

Alas, a thread can't check anything because it's blocked by I/O.


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