process pools?

Julian Assange <>
Wed Oct 10 09:37:54 CEST 2001

>  >         2) What is the best method to implement worker threads? i.e
>  >            I'd like a pool of processes (one for each outbound
> The other reason I've seen thread pools used is in situations where
> some expensive initialisation has to be done. It doesn't sound like
> your program does this.

The context is persistant http connections. Tearing down the socket
and rebuilding it for each url would be dramatically slower.


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