[Python-3000] the future of the GIL

Giovanni Bajo rasky at develer.com
Sun May 6 21:10:40 CEST 2007

On 05/05/2007 15.29, tomer filiba wrote:

> however, running a threaded python script over an 8-core
> machine, where you can utilize at most 12.5% of the horsepower,
> seems like too large a sacrifice to me.

You seem to believe that the only way to parallelize your programs is to use 
threads. IMHO, threads is just the most common and absolutely the worst, under 
many points of views.
Giovanni Bajo

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