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Re: the state of the concurrency branch

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: the state of the concurrency branch
Date: Mon, 21 Oct 2013 14:17:39 -0400
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>> I think a typical reason to do this kind of funny business is to
>> communicate from the timer (or process filter or whatever) back to
>> the caller.
> For this use case, wouldn't a feature for thread futures be appropriate?

For process filters/sentinels, you can almost always replace the
dynamically scoped variable with a process property.

We could add timer properties for that same purpose.  Tho, there are
already many other ways to get the same result without relying on
dynamic bindings.


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