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Re: async 1.0

From: Michael Albinus
Subject: Re: async 1.0
Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2012 14:39:45 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.1.50 (gnu/linux)

John Wiegley <address@hidden> writes:

>>>>>> Teemu Likonen <address@hidden> writes:
>> It loads quickly from cache:
>>     real    0m0.044s
>> But:
>>     real    0m2.288s
> Understood, but still miniscule compared to the 30 seconds I have to wait to
> send an e-mail with a multi-megabyte attachment.
> Now, a smart `fork' primitive could make this all moot, if it were able to
> fork the "base" state of Emacs only....

Or you keep the Emacs daemons running in the background, waiting for new
tasks. Communication could be via D-Bus (queued services). But I have no
idea, how much it would improve reactiveness.

And it wouldn't run on all platforms Emacs supports.

> John

Best regards, Michael.

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