Could Python supplant Java?

Tim Tyler tim at tt1.org
Mon Aug 19 14:12:57 CEST 2002


In comp.lang.java.advocacy Gerhard Häring <gerhard.haering at gmx.de> wrote:

:> [...] built-in language support for multi-threading... Will python add
:> it in future? Something like "synchronize:"?

: Dunno. My guess is that this won't happen, as Java's syntax sugar for
: multithreading doesn't make it particularly flexible in multithreading
: environments, IMO.

I've never heard synchronisation described as "syntax sugar" before.
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