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Removing Python's GIL: The Gilectomy

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Speaker: Larry Hastings

You've heard of Python's ""GIL""... but what is it? What problems does it solve? How does it work? What are the ramifications of its design? Attendees should have a basic knowledge of multithreaded programming. Understanding C is helpful but not required.

Slides can be found at: https://speakerdeck.com/pycon2016 and https://github.com/PyCon/2016-slides

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