decorators vs GIL

G. S. Hayes sjdevnull at
Tue Aug 10 08:09:36 CEST 2004

Jeff Shannon <jeff at> wrote in message news:<10hg5r1hr3g361a at>...

>  Threads seem to only be essential when 

> long-running background tasks are involved.  There's a large set of GUI 

> programs where this is not an issue.  

Threads aren't essential even there; processes are not only acceptable
but preferrable in most cases.

The rest of your post was spot-on, exactly the points I've been trying
to convey.

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