GIL in the new glossary

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

"Luis P Caamano" <lpc at> 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?

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...


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