decorators vs GIL

mudd at mudd at
Tue Aug 10 14:48:42 CEST 2004

state machines and processes [and inter-process
communication/coordination]?  It sounds like you're saying the alternative
to threads is "home brewed" threads.  I don't follow.

Until recently linux implemented threads as processes.  I'm really not
concerned with how the threads are implemented in the thread library.  I
just don't want a language to prevent me from accessing the thread

> Threads often seem simple at the outset, but most of the time they
> wind up being far more complex to program and debug than judicious use
> of state machines and processes.

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