Stackless 3.0 alpha 1 at blinding speed

Christian Tismer tismer at
Wed Apr 23 15:42:10 CEST 2003

Patrick Logan wrote:
> Christian Tismer <tismer at> wrote:
>>Let me simply end this pamphlete with some simple sentences:
>>Stackless Python is more capable of tasklets switching than any
>>other light-weight threading software package.
>>If anyone disagrees, please give me a runnable counter-example.
> This would match the results seen in other implements of lightweight
> threads, e.g. in Erlang, PLT Scheme, Gambit Scheme, etc.

Can you give me some pointers to timings nd maybe comparisons?
I'm not familiar with those langauge's web sites.

> So I can believe a similar implementation of Python would achieve
> similar results.

How fast the fastest can those languages switch tasks on a 1.67 GHz
Pentium IV?

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