[stdlib-sig] futures - a new package for asynchronous execution

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Sat Nov 7 15:49:36 CET 2009

> This is the area where I am most worried. Though multiprocessing is a
> drop in replacement for threading, threading is not currently a drop
> in replacement for multiprocessing. If multiprocessing doesn't make
> sense for Jython and we need to tell our users that they should just
> use threading, threading needs to do everything that multiprocessing
> does...

Well, feel free to propose a patch for threading.py.
I'm not sure this has anything to do with the discussion about futures



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