GIL in the new glossary

John J. Lee jjl at pobox.com
Fri Oct 3 03:18:38 CEST 2003


"Luis P Caamano" <lpc at racemi.com> writes:
[...]
> application in any other language, ever.  As it is right
> now, if I need to run a server app on a big MP machine
> and I need to scale accordingly, I have two choices:
> 
> a) play with IPC again (as in if we were back in
>    in the 80s before pthreads) to have separate interpreters
>    per processor or 
[...]

Sounds like a great idea to me.  :-)

Did you get the earlier references to POSH?

http://poshmodule.sourceforge.net/posh/html/


People's attitude to threading does often remind me of the dogmatic
attitude to static typing, that regards all other solutions as being
somehow intrinsically second-best...


John




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