global interpreter lock

phil hunt zen19725 at
Sun Aug 28 19:38:59 EDT 2005

On Sun, 28 Aug 2005 20:34:07 GMT, Bryan Olson <fakeaddress at> wrote:
>phil hunt wrote:
> > Yes, find solutions. Don't find dangerous dead-ends that look like
> > solutions but which will give you lots of trouble.
>If concurrency is a dead end, why do the programs that provide
>the most sophisticated services of any in the world rely on it
>so heavily?

Some times concurrency is the best (or only) way to do a job. Other 
times, it's more trouble than its worth. A good programmer will know 
which is which, and will not use an overly complex solution for the 
project he is writing.

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