[Python-ideas] Optimistic Concurrency

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Mon Oct 20 16:31:02 CEST 2008

    Leonardo> Another idea that maybe have a chance of working is
    Leonardo> implementing Software Transactional Memory on the interpreter
    Leonardo> level and use it to implement threading... 

That's the term I was looking for, but couldn't remember it.  I saw an
article on STM a couple months ago and thought that might work for Python.
Aren't "optimistic concurrency" and "software transactional memory" very
similar concepts?


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