can multi-core improve single funciton?

Kurt Smith kwmsmith at gmail.com
Sat Feb 21 05:50:03 CET 2009


On Fri, Feb 20, 2009 at 4:27 PM, Grant Edwards <invalid at invalid> wrote:
> On one hand, the upshot of that is that by finding an
> appropriate library module you might gain some of the same
> benefits as removing the GIL.
>
> On the other hand, that doesn't help if you're doing something
> original enough that nobody has written a library to handle
> large chunks of it.
>
> And on the grasping hand, I find that most of us vastly
> overestimate the originality of what we're doing.

+1 The Mote in God's Eye / The Gripping Hand reference!

Kurt



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