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re: Global Interpreter Lock (GIL) in Python VIEW POST


The GIL is a problem if, and only if, you are doing CPU-intensive work in pure Python.

Yes, thank you! I grew a bit tired of people speaking of the GIL as if it prevented any kind of concurrent programming in Python, I'll link your article as a rebuttal :)


@Dimitri, Sure, put this link as a rebuttal and I am glad this post helps you.

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