Newbie queue question

Piet van Oostrum piet at
Fri Jun 19 13:39:20 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 *CPython*
implementation. And yes, it will not benefit from more than one core.

You should watch/read this: 

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