[Twisted-Python] daemon thread support

Bob Ippolito bob at redivi.com
Tue Dec 2 22:58:05 EST 2003

On Dec 2, 2003, at 10:10 PM, Andrew Bennetts wrote:

> On Tue, Dec 02, 2003 at 09:46:20PM -0500, Bob Ippolito wrote:
>> On Dec 2, 2003, at 9:15 PM, Jp Calderone wrote:
>>>  This makes using threads far, far too easy.  Luckily for everyone,
>>> on a
>>> second reading, I don't think these will work.  imap needs something 
>>> to
>>> iterate the object it returns.  Both of the above solutions will 
>>> simply
>>> create an itertools.imap object and then do nothing with it :)
>> What about list as the function, and itertools.imap as the argument to
>> that function?
> Or maybe sets.Set?  So long as process always returns the same value
> (probably None), this won't eat memory the way list would...

sets.Set eats more memory than list does (it's a python class that uses 
a dict for storage).. if you don't want to return anything useful 
there's always reduce(lambda a,b:None, iterable)

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