In article <>,
 Marko Rauhamaa <> wrote:

> Chris Angelico <>:
> > I don't see how Marko's assertion that event-driven asynchronous
> > programming is a breath of fresh air compared with multithreading. The
> > only way multithreading can possibly be more complicated is that
> > preemption can occur anywhere - and that's exactly one of the big
> > flaws in async work, if you don't do your job properly.
> Say you have a thread blocking on socket.accept(). Another thread
> receives the management command to shut the server down. How do you tell
> the socket.accept() thread to abort and exit?

You do the accept() in a daemon thread?

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