Python async frameworks – Beyond developer tribalism

I’ve been thinking about writing this article for a bit, but have been most prompted by a post grandly titled “Async Python is not faster”. The post was rooted with some good motivations and observations, but also fell somewhat into a polarising mode of … Read more


Sentinel Values in the Python Stdlib

Hi, Following some discussion on the python-dev mailing list, I’d like to poll your preferences on how we define sentinel values for optional function arguments. This is a minor detail, so ISTM most important that we reach a reasonable decision quickly,... (more…)

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