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Re: Concurrency via isolated process/thread

From: Po Lu
Subject: Re: Concurrency via isolated process/thread
Date: Sun, 09 Jul 2023 17:25:21 +0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13)

Eli Zaretskii <eliz@gnu.org> writes:

> Because we'd need to throw away 40 years of Lisp programming, and
> rewrite almost every bit of what was written since then.  It's a huge
> setback for writing Emacs applications.

Programmers who are not comfortable with that can continue to utilize
asynch subprocesses or to run their code in the main thread.

> Emacs doesn't have a UI thread, as you know.

Emacs's equivalent is the main thread, which is the only thread that can
safely call redisplay.

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