[Python-Dev] Parrot -- should life imitate satire?

Paul Prescod paulp@ActiveState.com
Tue, 31 Jul 2001 17:36:43 -0700

Dan Sugalski wrote:
> If you hold the lock during an I/O operation, you'll lose time you could
> have otherwise used. 

"Doctor it hurts when I do that." :) We just don't hold the lock during
I/O or other computations that do not affect Python interpreter data

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