[Python-ideas] Python and Concurrency

Jason Orendorff jason.orendorff at gmail.com
Mon Apr 2 15:07:58 CEST 2007

On 4/2/07, Neil Toronto <ntoronto at cs.byu.edu> wrote:
> I don't agree with everything in the post, but this part I do:
> [...] It is up to the
> programmer to mentally compile (by a topological sort) these implicit
> dependencies into a total order expressed in a control flow.

The fancy phrase "topological sort" here obscures that this
"compilation" is something humans are good at.  We do it all the
time. We make plans and carry them out.


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