[Python-ideas] Exploration PEP : Concurrency for moderately massive (4 to 32 cores) multi-core architectures

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Sat Sep 22 02:48:50 CEST 2007

Brian Granger wrote:
> One of the difficulties with the actual work of removing the GIL is
> that it is difficult, grungy work that not many people are interested
> in funding.

It's not just a matter of hard work -- so far, nobody
knows *how* to remove the GIL without a big loss in
efficiency. Somebody is going to have to have a flash
of insight, and money can't buy that.


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