[Stackless] API suggestions

Christian Tismer tismer at tismer.com
Fri Mar 28 03:58:12 CET 2003

Oren Tirosh wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 26, 2003 at 12:41:33PM +0100, Sune Kirkeby wrote:
>>[ Oren Tirosh ]
>>>1. Represent each channel with two separate objects - one for the 
>>>sender and one of the receiver side. The reference counts of the 
>>>two objects are tracked separately. This can be useful for debugging: 
>>>a tasklet will not block on sending to a channel with no receivers 
>>>or attempting to receive from a channel with no senders. Instead 
>>>an exception will be raised immediately.
>>Something like the attached?  (It does not expose other channel
>>methods or attributes than send/send_exception/receive, but that
>>should be an easy).
> Nice. I was thinking of using destructors. It never occured to me to 
> use weak references for that. Using a Python wrapper is a little 
> expensive, though. I'd prefer a C solution. 

No problem to get a C version. I just need to wind my brain
around that a little more. Sounded not bad so far, but still
a little foreign. My fault, anyway.
Will try to swallow the idea again, tomorrow!

cheers - chris

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