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Re: User interaction from multiple threads

From: hw
Subject: Re: User interaction from multiple threads
Date: Mon, 27 Aug 2018 20:43:08 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

>> From: hw <address@hidden>
>> Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden, address@hidden,
>> address@hidden,
>> address@hidden, Eli Zaretskii
>> <address@hidden>
>> Date: Mon, 27 Aug 2018 16:35:17 +0200
>> Why doesn't Emacs support executing multiple threads in parallel?
> Because it's much harder, what with all the global resources an
> editor has.  E.g., consider editing a buffer while another thread
> decides to modify it or even delete it.

When multiple threads are running serialized, they still could decide
--- or already have decided --- to do stuff that is no longer wanted or
possible by the time they get to run (again).  Or not?

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