Why GIL? (was Re: what's the point of rpython?)

Paul Rubin http
Sat Jan 24 05:32:22 CET 2009


Bryan Olson <fakeaddress at nowhere.org> writes:
> The meaning of 'immutable' is well-established in the Python
> literature. Python's immutable types include tuple, frozenset, and
> various kinds of numbers and strings. Class instances, not so much.

But we are talking about objects as they live in the C implementation,
not at the level where Python code deals with them.



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