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

Frank Wierzbicki fwierzbicki at gmail.com
Sat Nov 7 17:41:20 CET 2009

On Sat, Nov 7, 2009 at 10:05 AM, Jesse Noller <jnoller at gmail.com> wrote:
> On the other hand, possibly pushing futures into a concurrent.*
> namespace within the standard library means that you could have
> concurrent.futures, concurrent.map, concurrent.apply and so on, and
> pull the things which multiprocessing does and threading can as well
> into that concurrent package.
I really like the idea of a concurrent package over adding these
things to multiprocessing - I might even be able to get it implemented
before  CPython since I have some obvious implementation advantages ;)


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