[Python-ideas] Ideas towards GIL removal

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Mon Apr 16 01:52:52 CEST 2007

Brett Cannon wrote:
> And I know some people love the (mostly) instantaneous 
> garbage collection when the refcount should be at 0.

Yeah, and even a 6 millisecond pause could be too long
in some applications, such as high frame rate animation.
6 milliseconds is a *long* time for today's GHz processors.


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