Tobias DiPasquale wrote:
> 
>...
> >> Does anybody know, if the Python and Perl Thread implementations are
> >> similar to the ruby Thread implementation??
> >
> 
> Python uses the same portable-thread-type scheme as Ruby. I know nothing
> of Perl's threading mechanisms, or even if it has them.

That is not true. Python's threading has almost nothing in common with
Ruby threads. As has been mentioned elsewhere, Python uses OS threads
with a global interpreter lock.

 Paul Prescod