The future of "frozen" types as the number of CPU cores increases
steve at REMOVE-THIS-cybersource.com.au
Thu Feb 18 23:12:02 CET 2010
On Thu, 18 Feb 2010 11:58:32 -0800, John Nagle wrote:
> John Nagle wrote:
>> I look at this as Python's answer to multicore CPUs and "Go".
> On that note, I went to a talk at Stanford yesterday by one of the
> designers of Intel's Nelahem core. The four-core, eight thread version
> is out now. [...]
> Python isn't ready for this. Not with the GIL.
Pardon me, but Python is perfectly ready for this. Why aren't you using
Jython or IronPython, if the GIL is such a drag on your use-case?
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