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@@ -85,15 +85,15 @@ Pure has two main purposes:
* Parallelize system-intensive code and/or system() calls.
-* A starting point for parallelizing ruby code across an arbitrary
- number of cores and/or machines.
+* A basis for parallelizing ruby code across an arbitrary number of
+ cores/machines.
-In reference to the first point, due to the global VM lock (GVL)
-design in ruby-1.9, the actual execution of Ruby VM instructions is
-not parallelized. However when a Ruby thread is blocking (for example
-during system call), other threads will be executed.
+Regarding the first point, due to the global VM lock in ruby-1.9 the
+actual execution of Ruby VM instructions is not parallelized. However
+when a Ruby thread is blocking (for example during system call), other
+threads will be executed.
-For second point, consider:
+For second point above, consider:
require 'pp'
require 'pure'

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