[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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