Will multithreading make python less popular?
Hendrik van Rooyen
mail at microcorp.co.za
Mon Feb 16 10:09:55 EST 2009
"andrew cooke" <andrew at a....org> wrote:
>The GIL is an implementation detail. I suspect that it could be largely
>removed if there was sufficient need. But that still wouldn't make Python
>a good language for programming on multiple cores. That's not as big a
>deal as you think, because we currently DON'T KNOW what would make a good
>language for programming on multiple cores - it's an open topic in the
Those who do not study history are doomed to repeat it.
Occam was the language that should have won the marketing
prize, but didn't.
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