Brett Cannon

Try to not use the Python C API directly

Or, help make it easier to get rid of the GIL

If there is one persnickety thing people ask of python-dev it is for the GIL to go away. People view it as this great bugaboo of performance that hinders CPython in a world where single-core chips are becoming extremely rare. Whether the GIL is really a performance killer as some people believe (it really depends on the type of work you want . . .

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August 12, 2015


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