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Re: [0/10] threads for emacs

From: Wojciech Meyer
Subject: Re: [0/10] threads for emacs
Date: Sun, 19 Aug 2012 15:09:21 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.94 (gnu/linux)

Daniel Colascione <address@hidden> writes:

> Coroutines would be insanely useful for fontification. I have a half-working
> parser combinators library right now, but it's very much complicated by having
> to compile everything down to (essentially) continuation-passing style so that
> we can execute the code in small chunks and not block the UI.

You can implement co-operative threading without system threads,
assuming of course lexical binding. Your CPS is really a monadic
threading library.

Wojciech Meyer

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