Jython, GILs and object locking.

Harri Pesonen fuerte at sci.fi
Sat Oct 18 11:41:53 CEST 2003


Aahz wrote:
> In article <NmBjb.253$en5.245 at reader1.news.jippii.net>,
> Harri Pesonen  <fuerte at sci.fi> wrote:
> 
>>Why? Each thread has its own variables, they are not shared, there is no 
>>need for synchronizing.
> 
> Either you don't understand how Python currently works or you're talking
> about implementing a completely different language that happens to share
> syntax and some semantics with Python.  Which is it?

Mostly the latter. It would be 99% compatible with the Python syntax, 
the only difference would be in threading. But it would be 
free-threading, not pseudo-threading as the current Python.

Harri





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