Will multithreading make python less popular?

Richard Brodie R.Brodie at rl.ac.uk
Thu Feb 19 18:07:33 CET 2009


"sturlamolden" <sturlamolden at yahoo.no> wrote in message 
news:d544d846-15ac-446e-a77f-cede8fcf9f27 at m40g2000yqh.googlegroups.com...

> The GIL does not matter before crunching numbers on the CPU
> becomes the bottleneck. And when you finally get there, perhaps it is
> time to look into some C programming?

Or numpy on a 512 core GPGPU processor, because using the CPU
for crunching numbers is just *so* dated. ;) 





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