[Python-Dev] Sandboxed Threads in Python

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Sat Oct 8 03:06:28 CEST 2005

Phillip J. Eby wrote:
> Oh, and don't forget - newstyle classes keep weak references to all their 
> subclasses, which means for example that every time you subclass 'dict', 
> you're modifying the "immutable" 'dict' class.  So, unless you recreate all 
> the classes in each sandbox, you're back to needing locking.  And if you 
> recreate everything in each sandbox, well, I think you've just reinvented 
> "processes".  :)

After all, there's a reason Bruce Eckel's recent post about multi-processing 
attracted a fair amount of interest.


Nick Coghlan   |   ncoghlan at gmail.com   |   Brisbane, Australia

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