[Python-ideas] Exploration PEP : Concurrency for moderately massive (4 to 32 cores) multi-core architectures
Stephen J. Turnbull
stephen at xemacs.org
Sat Sep 22 09:49:54 CEST 2007
Greg Ewing writes:
> 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.
They said that about the four-color theorem, too.<wink>
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