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Author Rhamphoryncus
Recipients Rhamphoryncus, bamby, exarkun, gvanrossum, laca, movement, mstepnicki, pitrou, ross
Date 2009-12-14.18:07:48
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The real, OS signal does not get propagated to the main thread.  Only
the python-level signal handler runs from the main thread.

Correctly written programs are supposed to let select block
indefinitely.  This allows them to have exactly 0 CPU usage, especially
important on laptops and other limited power devices.
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