[pypy-dev] master thesis with pypy

Adam Olsen rhamph at gmail.com
Wed Sep 3 20:15:37 CEST 2008

On Wed, Sep 3, 2008 at 3:44 AM, Maciej Fijalkowski <fijall at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 3, 2008 at 11:31 AM, Severin <seob at gmx.ch> wrote:
>> safethread sound like something interesting. are there already any safthread
>> ideas in pypy?
>> In general, working on GILless ideas sounds more interesting than doing
>> something on multiprocess framworks.
>> It's a master thesis, that means there is room for experimental stuff, but
>> in the end half a year is quite short, so the room is limited again :)
>> was there any attempt to remove the GIL in pypy so far?
>> --
>> Severin
> None that I know of at least. I think any serious GIL-removal proposal
> requires some deeper thinking about what exactly are the expected
> semantics.

Oi, how did I miss this thread before...

Python-safethread's design of course includes most of this deep thinking.

Adam Olsen, aka Rhamphoryncus

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