Will Python 3.0 remove the global interpreter lock (GIL)

Hendrik van Rooyen mail at microcorp.co.za
Thu Sep 20 08:56:02 CEST 2007


 "Steven D'Aprano" <steve at REMOVEau> wrote:

> 
> I think a better question is, how much faster/slower would Stein's code 
> be on today's processors, versus CPython being hand-simulated in a giant 
> virtual machine made of clockwork?

This obviously depends on whether or not the clockwork is orange

- Hendrik




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