[Chicago] Kickstarter Fund to get rid of the GIL

Kumar McMillan kumar.mcmillan at gmail.com
Sat Jul 23 19:07:50 CEST 2011

On Sat, Jul 23, 2011 at 2:07 AM, Alex Gaynor <alex.gaynor at gmail.com> wrote:
> However, I do know someone with a plan to kill the GIL, Armin
> Rigo: http://morepypy.blogspot.com/2011/06/global-interpreter-lock-or-how-to-kill.html and
> it's very likely that he/we (the PyPy guys) will be posting some sort of
> crowd-funded proposal for his work on this, since ChiPy seems to be
> interested I'll try to follow up as there's more information.

I think the Python community would raise a lot of money for this.
Even though a lot of people won't benefit directly from GIL removal
they are *convinced* that they will (emotional reasons).

> Alex
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