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Python bindings! Finally I can stop using dictionaries like a common peasant.

"very low overhead but maximum possible contention" → an accurate description of the GIL

Did you read this part?

> Data is read and written directly from/to shared memory

Good luck accessing your dictionaries from another python process....

What is the advantage of this over using dictionaries?

Accessible across multiple python processes (shared memory).

Indexes, albeit T-tree instead of B-tree.

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