Questions about GIL and web services from a n00b

Jean-Paul Calderone calderone.jeanpaul at gmail.com
Sat Apr 16 22:53:45 CEST 2011


On Apr 16, 10:44 am, a... at pythoncraft.com (Aahz) wrote:
> In article <e6008cc8-50f0-4d78-be78-ec6e73b97... at 22g2000prx.googlegroups.com>,
> Raymond Hettinger  <pyt... at rcn.com> wrote:
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> >Threading is really only an answer if you need to share data between
> >threads, if you only have limited scaling needs, and are I/O bound
> >rather than CPU bound
>
> Threads are also useful for user interaction (i.e. GUI apps).  
>

I suppose that's why most GUI toolkits use a multithreaded model.

Jean-Paul



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