On Tue, Jun 9, 2009 at 6:27 PM, Charles Oliver Nutter
<headius / headius.com>wrote:

> Well, you may have to deal with some peculiarities around
> kill/raise/critical and how IO is handled, but in general they really
> do "just work". No GIL, no green threading, no futzing around with
> processes. Start up N threads and let them go to town, making blocking
> calls, doing long-running IO hits, what have you. They'll do it all in
> parallel.
>
> I'd certainly love to see Threading and IO improve in Ruby, but they
> work pretty darn well right now on JRuby, and you don't have to have N
> processes just to do N things at once.
>

Yeah, you guys have done some really amazing work, and are likely to remain
the only Ruby implementation without a GIL for quite some time

-- 
Tony Arcieri
medioh.com