Newbie queue question

Piet van Oostrum piet at
Fri Jun 19 13:23:16 CEST 2009

>>>>> Jure Erznožnik <jure.erznoznik at> (JE) wrote:

>JE> Digging further, I found this:

>JE> Looking up on this info, I found this:

>JE> If this is correct, no amount of threading would ever help in Python
>JE> since only one core / CPU could *by design* ever be utilized. Except
>JE> for the code that accesses *no* functions / memory at all.

It is not the design of the Python language, but of the Python
implementation. And yes, it will not benefit from more than one core.

You should watch/read this: 

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