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>> memoryview is also great to avoid copies when sending/receiving to a socket.
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> That's interesting. How exactly? Would producer_fifo have to change from a deque() to a memoryview() object? In that case we might have to take backward compatibility into account (producer_fifo already changed in 2.6 and if I'm not mistaken that might have caused some problems).
> Maybe it makes sense to file a separate issue to address asynchat enhancements.

Probably.
For an example of how it might be used, you can have a look here:
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/6736771/buffers-and-memoryview-objects-explained-for-the-non-c-programmer
and here:
http://eli.thegreenplace.net/2011/11/28/less-copies-in-python-with-the-buffer-protocol-and-memoryviews/

Also, IIRC, Antoine used memoryviews when rewriting parts of
multiprocessing in pure Python.
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