[Python-ideas] How the heck does async/await work in Python 3.5

Paul Moore p.f.moore at gmail.com
Wed Feb 24 04:59:24 EST 2016


On 24 February 2016 at 02:37, Terry Reedy <tjreedy at udel.edu> wrote:
>
> In this essay, Brett says that asyncio added an event loop to Python. It
> did, but it was the second.  The tk event loop was added about 20 years ago
> with tkinter.

One of the things I would love to see (but don't have the time to work
on) is a GUI event loop based around async/await. It would be a very
useful example to make it clear to people that async/await isn't just
about network protocols.

Paul


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