[Python-Dev] Fwd: Removal of GIL through refcounting removal.

skip at pobox.com skip at pobox.com
Mon Nov 3 00:51:50 CET 2008

    Antoine> I think it is important to remind that the GIL doesn't prevent
    Antoine> (almost) true multithreading. The only thing it prevents is
    Antoine> full use of multi-CPU resources in a single process. 

I believe everyone here knows that.  I believe what most people are
clamoring for is to make "full use of their multi-CPU resources in a single


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