[Python-3000] threading, part 2

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Sat Aug 12 15:44:28 CEST 2006

On Fri, Aug 11, 2006, Luis P Caamano wrote:
> That's how I feel too Josiah.  In some ways, it's the same as writing
> device drivers in a pre-emptable kernel.  You can get interrupted and
> pre-empted by the hardware at any freaking time in any piece of code
> and your memory might go away so you better pin it and deal with the
> interrupts.  Forget about that and you end up with a nice kernel
> panic.  Still, we have all kinds of device drivers on SMP,
> pre-emptable kernels.  It can be done.

But Python is not the language/platform to do it.

(Yeah, someone else said that already, but I think it needs emphasis.)
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