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I'll just put a reminder here that it's the year 2019 and AMD and Intel has 10-core CPUs while Python is still stuck with GIL ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

It's the current year!

This is slated for 3.9: https://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0554/

I think we both know that it's a poor substitute for proper threading.

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