global interpreter lock

phil hunt zen19725 at
Fri Aug 26 22:50:24 CEST 2005

On Thu, 25 Aug 2005 00:56:10 -0400, Mike Meyer <mwm at> wrote:
>> The issue here is whether to confuse reality with what one might
>> wish reality to be.
>Let's see. Reality is that writing correct programs is hard. Writing
>correct programs that use concurrency is even harder, because of the
>exponential explosion of the order that operations can happen
>in. Personally, I'm willing to use anything I can find that makes
>those tasks easier.

Indeed so. Use threading (or whatever) when one has to, use an 
asynchronous single-threaded process whenever you can.

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