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Re: the state of the concurrency branch

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: the state of the concurrency branch
Date: Wed, 28 Aug 2013 10:27:47 -0400
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> Even that can work ok if the lisp code calls thread-yield or sit-for;
> the latter is friendly to do anyhow to let processes make progress.

That's true.

> We also have an intermediate step available between what is on the
> branch and true concurrency: we can make QUIT call thread-yield
> periodically.  This is basically what Python does.

That might be a bit easier than true concurrency, but it will still take
a lot more work than the current concurrency work.


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