[Python-ideas] Type Hinting - Performance booster ?

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Sat Dec 27 11:00:15 CET 2014

On Fri, 26 Dec 2014 19:40:25 -0600
Ron Adam <ron3200 at gmail.com> wrote:
> It's a bit long but interesting.  At one point, (18:30 to 19:45 minute 
> marks), he mentions a tree design where you spawn threads for each child, 
> and they spawn threads for each of their children.

Yeah, so what? Spawning threads isn't hard, exploiting parallelism is.

> Yes, I think it got off to a slower start than many expected.

It didn't "get off to a slower start". It's actually perfectly in line
with predictions of people like me or Linus Torvalds :-)

> A web browser is about as mainstream as you can get.

Then let's talk about it again when a web browser manages to fully
exploit 100 threads without thrashing CPU caches.



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