Using python as primary language

Marc 'BlackJack' Rintsch bj_666 at gmx.net
Mon Nov 12 11:51:36 CET 2007


On Mon, 12 Nov 2007 10:28:02 +0100, Martin Vilcans wrote:

> Actually, I would prefer to do parallell programming at a higher
> level. If Python can't do efficient threading at low level (such as in
> Java or C), then so be it. Perhaps multiple processes with message
> passing is the way to go. It just that it seems so... primitive.

Well, to me threads seem to be more primitive.  You have to be careful
with shared memory accesses and they don't scale so well if you want to go
from single machines to a cluster.

Take a look at XML-RPC or Pyro for higher level communication between
processes.

Ciao,
	Marc 'BlackJack' Rintsch



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