[PySide] Keeping GUI responsive

Renaud Talon renaudtalon at fusefx.com
Fri Dec 6 19:41:43 CET 2019

Not to mention this seems to work correctly in PytQt5. This is also running Python.

See ticket below:

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From: PySide <pyside-bounces at qt-project.org> On Behalf Of Tim Roberts
Sent: Friday, December 6, 2019 10:37 AM
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Subject: Re: [PySide] Keeping GUI responsive

Bob Hood wrote:
> Perhaps I'm misunderstanding what you're trying to achieve, but...
> Python is not multi-threaded:  Never has been, and from what I can 
> tell, never will be.

That's not really fair.  Python code certainly CAN be multi-threaded, but the multi-threading isn't effective for computationally-intensive code because of the GIL.  Python multi-threading is quite effective for I/O bound solutions, like TCP servers.

Tim Roberts, timr at probo.com
Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.

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