[Baypiggies] multithreading question

Jeff Younker jeff at drinktomi.com
Thu Sep 18 03:01:46 CEST 2008

On Sep 17, 2008, at 2:49 PM, Stephen McInerney wrote:

> [I'm holding the assumption that someday eventually the GIL may go
> away as the typical number of threads increases to the point where it
> becomes commercially important to solve that.]

I once thought that, but as time has gone on I'm becoming less and less
sure that it's necessary.  The one language I know of that really  
on reliability and concurrancy is erlang, and it eschews threads in  
of processes.

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