[SciPy-user] getting started with scipy

Gael Varoquaux gael.varoquaux@normalesup....
Fri Jan 30 09:48:24 CST 2009


On Fri, Jan 30, 2009 at 10:32:30AM -0500, Ranjit Chacko wrote:
> I'm interested in starting to use scipy for my simulations, and I've  
> got a question about how Traits/Chaco handle the graphics. Are the  
> plot objects handled by a separate thread? Right now I'm using a Java  
> package someone else wrote that has one thread for the simulation code  
> and another for updating the visualizations.

Not by default. Thread are not something to be taken lightly, you can if
you want do the processing and the display is separate thread, but if you
go down this road, you better be careful with race conditions.

Gaël


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