[Twisted-Python] Re: [Twisted-commits] blocking is the mindkiller

Matthias Urlichs smurf at noris.de
Sun Dec 15 05:54:07 EST 2002


Bruce Mitchener:
> > Sometimes you can't work well without it. Database accesses are one common
> > example; so are file accesses across a network.
> Postgres (and likely other DBs) support an asynchronous interface.  You 
> don't *really* need threads to do database access as DB client.
I know -- it's just a network connection, after all. Unfortunately,
many interfaces (as well es Python's DBI) just Don't Do That.

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