Will CPython still have a global interpreter lock in 2030
65%
chance
Jan 1, 2030
M$154 bet
May 18, 8:00pm: Note that this means a MANDATORY GIL. If you can disable it, then for the purposes of this question, that is identical to if it does not exist.
Lorenzo

Lorenzo 6 days ago

How will this resolve if CPython will have both a GIL mode and a GIL-less mode?
LivInTheLookingGlass

Olivia 6 days ago

@Lorenzo That is a good point. If there is a GIL-less mode, that accomplishes basically all of the motive for removing the GIL, so I would say resolve to NO. I will update title to include the word "mandatory"