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Re: Multithreading, again and again

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Multithreading, again and again
Date: Wed, 19 Oct 2011 18:01:55 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.90 (gnu/linux)

> There are packages that do this today and it works well, but IMO there's
> insufficient standard infrastructure available to make it easy, and
> that, in general, keeps packages from using process-level concurrency
> effectively.

Could point to those packages that do it?  Without seeing examples it's
difficult to know what kind of infrastructure would be handy.

> For what it's worth, experiments show that launching Emacs
> as a scripting engine (e.g. using it in a shebang) is actually more
> efficient than launching some more traditional scripting languages.

That's indeed unexpected.  Can you point to some more details?


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