[Cython] Acquisition counted cdef classes

Dag Sverre Seljebotn d.s.seljebotn at astro.uio.no
Tue Oct 25 21:15:26 CEST 2011

On 10/25/2011 08:45 PM, mark florisson wrote:
> On 25 October 2011 19:10, Stefan Behnel<stefan_ml at behnel.de>  wrote:
>> See? That's what I mean with language complexity. These things quickly turn
>> into an open can of worms. I don't think the language should handle any of
>> these. Message passing is up to libraries, for example. If you want language
>> support, use Erlang.
> I haven't used Erlang (though I should give it a go), but I find that
> built-in support for these things just ends up to be much more
> elegant. MPI (and possibly zeromq) just look terrible and complicated
> if you compare them to Unified Parallel C, High Performance Fortran or

Using libraries for message passing is sort of like doing complex string 
manipulation only using malloc, free, and string.h :-)

> Co-Array Fortran. I don't know about Go channels. This doesn't mean
> that we should support it, but we might consider it.

I think you should definitely read up on Go channels, they're just like 
what I'd like to write in Cython.

Dag Sverre

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