Is Python a commercial proposition ?

Paul Rubin at nospam.invalid
Tue Jul 31 06:45:51 CEST 2012

Steven D'Aprano <steve+comp.lang.python at> writes:
> And at that level, you aren't going to write your app in Python anyway, 
> and not because of the GIL. (These microcontrollers are unlikely to have 
> multiple cores -- why the hell does your microwave oven need two cores?) ;-)

> It seems to me that those who claim that the GIL is a serious barrier to 
> Python's use in the enterprise are mostly cargo-cult programmers, 

I would say, it puts a crimp into Python's versatility but there are
still lots of areas where it's not a serious issue.  A real compiler
(PyPy) will help Python performance far more than multi-core currently

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