Greenlets: where are they now???

Robert Brewer fumanchu at
Sun Sep 12 23:04:47 CEST 2004

David Pokorny wrote:
> B) Will a later version of CPython support greenlets natively? (in
> particular by adding the appropriate entries to PyThreadState)

>From what I've seen in my limited time reading python-dev, Guido isn't
very keen on providing functionality in C which isn't equally present
for, say, Jython. So I'd guess it won't happen for quite a while. The
standard Library might allow _some_ slippage, but the Python core is
purposefully implementation-agnostic.

Robert Brewer
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