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Re: Concurrency, again

From: raman
Subject: Re: Concurrency, again
Date: Wed, 12 Oct 2016 08:24:42 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1 (gnu/linux)

Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

Perhaps a first good step might be to cut over  the core elisp modules
to use lexical-binding: t and  fix any/all warnings that the  compiler
reports. >>> I think it needs more than just a little work. I spoke to Tom on 
>>> phone last year, and we both agreed it's not a foregone conclusion
>>> that that branch represents the right way of approaching concurrency
>>> for an application like Emacs.
>> We will never know if we don't try it.
> I tend to agree that it's probably not The Right Way.
> But I also don't think that The Right Way is anywhere within sight.
> Maybe 20 years from now the situation will have changed sufficiently
> that something else can be considered, but for now The Right Way
> involves something close to a complete rewrite, AFAIK.
> IOW, I completely agree with Eli: we should fix the few remaining
> issues with the concurrency branch and merge it into master.
>         tefan


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