Adding a Par construct to Python?

Luis Zarrabeitia kyrie at uh.cu
Wed May 20 23:38:51 CEST 2009


On Wednesday 20 May 2009 04:32:59 pm Carl Banks wrote:
> I wasn't really arguing that locking individual objects was a
> significant penalty in computer time, only in programmer time.  The
> locks on reference counts are what's expensive.
>
> Also, I'm not using it as an argument against removing the GIL.  I
> want to remove the GIL.  I'm only pointing out that removing the GIL
> is not easy, and once it's removed there is a cost.

Ah, allright then. Thanks for the clarification.

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Luis Zarrabeitia (aka Kyrie)
Fac. de Matemática y Computación, UH.
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