[Python-Dev] PEP 371 Discussion (pyProcessing Module)

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Thu May 29 21:28:54 CEST 2008

On Thu, May 29, 2008 at 3:18 AM, Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> wrote:
> Jesse Noller wrote:
>> Georg kindly published the PEP I submitted last night to the PEP site:
>> http://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0371/
>> This PEP includes some of the previous discussion on the processing
>> module's inclusion, and I hope clears up/clarifies some of the
>> goals/non goals and issues. I also included benchmark data and a link
>> to the code used for said benchmarks.
>> I would like to renew the discussion now that "there is a PEP" to see
>> if there are any outstanding things people would like to get resolved.
>> I chose to continue to push it for 2.6 / 3.0 inclusion due to feedback
>> both here and elsewhere that people would rather see this in sooner in
>> some form, rather than later (i.e.: 2.7/3.1).
> +1 from me (under the 'multiprocessing' name, with the understanding that
> some code duplication with other parts of the standard library may still
> remain in 2.6/3.0).

+1 from me as well, and I support the rename to multiprocessing
("processing" is just too much of a common word).

This will provide a good short-term answer to those who still clamor
for dropping the GIL.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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