[Python-Dev] GIL, Python 3, and MP vs. UP

Oleg Broytmann phd at mail2.phd.pp.ru
Thu Sep 22 19:58:00 CEST 2005

On Thu, Sep 22, 2005 at 10:27:10AM +0400, Sokolov Yura wrote:

   Everything in programming is about "divide and conquer". Separate and
control. Modules. Classes. Namespaces.
   And now that multithreading with shared memory. That's an evil idea, it
causes a lot of troubles, it requires locks and semaphores, and still leads
to problems.
   Shared memory is evil. Multithreading is harmful.

> Hardware is cheap, development time is expensive.

   Yes. Do not spend developer's time finding bugs in locks and semaphores,
fixing race conditions, etc.

     Oleg Broytmann            http://phd.pp.ru/            phd at phd.pp.ru
           Programmers don't die, they just GOSUB without RETURN.

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