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Re: Can we go GTK-only?

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Can we go GTK-only?
Date: Tue, 01 Nov 2016 21:22:20 +0200

> From: Stefan Monnier <address@hidden>
> Cc: Daniel Colascione <address@hidden>,  address@hidden,  address@hidden
> Date: Tue, 01 Nov 2016 15:14:22 -0400
> > This is simply incorrect.  On _some_ platforms, that is true.  But not
> > on all, not anywhere near that.
> Give us a hint what hides behind this "not all".  Clearly, I'm not alone
> here who really has no idea what you're afraid of, here.  Multi-threaded
> programming is nasty, yes, but not nasty enough that you can't
> use malloc.

What's the use?  You don't want to hear.  So let's leave it at that.

> BTW, w.r.t a GIL, AFAIK this discussion started mentioning threads
> mostly as a way to *structure* the code to ease up interaction with libs
> that want to have their own event loop (i.e. a matter of concurrency),
> not as a way to improve performance.

That's only part of what was said.  The other parts said nothing about

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