Will multithreading make python less popular?

Tim Rowe digitig at gmail.com
Thu Feb 19 17:37:02 EST 2009

2009/2/19  <rushenaly at gmail.com>:
> Hi again
> I really want to imply that i am not in search of a perfect language.
> Python for programming productivity is a great language but there are
> some real world facts. Some people want a language that provides great
> flexibility. A language can provide threads and processes and
> programmer choose the way. I really believe that GIL is a design
> error.

It's only an error if it gets in the way. It's the experience of a lot
of programmers that it doesn't, so it's not an error.

Tim Rowe

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