If Scheme is so good why MIT drops it?
raffaelcavallaro at pas.espam.s.il.vous.plait.mac.com
Thu Jul 23 19:45:52 CEST 2009
On 2009-07-23 13:15:00 -0400, Isaac Gouy <igouy2 at yahoo.com> said:
> I get
> the feeling I'm missing the joke?
Yes, you are missing the joke. The point is that if python is 60x
slower than C, even if there were not a GIL, it would require running
the python program on a 60 core machine just reach parity with C. The
existence of the GIL means that in reality you'd probably need a
several hundred core machine running python just to equal what C can do
on one core. Hence the 13375p34k pseudo quote - "teh slowness on all ur
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