[Baypiggies] Stackless anyone?

Nathan Ramella nar at hush.com
Tue Apr 28 09:27:43 CEST 2009

You bring up a good point, and one I feel deserves an apology on my  
part for my glib input.

To honestly answer the question of using Stackless, it wasn't suitable  
for my need but that was due to the GIL, not stacklesses fault.

A good example of stackless in a production environment would be Eve  
online, which (I believe is still the case), credits stackless with  
it's ability to handle massive amounts of concurrent users in realtime  
sync. They're probably one of the best metrics to look at insofar as  


On Apr 27, 2009, at 6:54 PM, Shannon -jj Behrens wrote:

> On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 3:11 PM, Jon Rosebaugh <jon at inklesspen.com>  
> wrote:
>> I did. The open source version is just a toy. Avoid.
> It's possible Christian Tismer has joined this mailing list.  Let's
> avoid pissing off open source developers.  Try to phrase your
> complaints more politely, such as "I didn't find the open source
> version of stackless suitable for my needs," or "I think the open
> source version of stackless Python is very exciting, but I didn't find
> it suitable for production use."
> Let he who has never written a bug throw the first stone ;)
> -jj
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