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

Aahz Maruch aahz@rahul.net
Tue, 31 Jul 2001 17:49:38 -0700 (PDT)

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

Python extensions can (and do, for all standard I/O operations) release
the Global Interpreter Lock.  For more information, check out
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