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Re: Multithreading, again and again

From: Helmut Eller
Subject: Re: Multithreading, again and again
Date: Tue, 18 Oct 2011 10:24:24 +0200
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* Juri Linkov [2011-10-17 21:57] writes:

>> I don't think there is such a consensus, but better support for
>> concurrency is something I consider important.  It is currently much too
>> difficult to implement "asynchronous article fetch" and things like that.
> "Asynchronous article fetch" could be implemented with a simpler approach
> to run code in a "sandbox" similarly to HTML5 "workers" that run
> computationally expensive scripts in the background independently of any
> user interface scripts that allows for long-running scripts to be
> executed without yielding to keep the application responsive.  More at:
> http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/multipage/workers.html

I had proposed that here:
but it was pretty much ridiculed.


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