MS moving from OOP to message passing?
Mon Oct 25 20:03:48 CEST 2004
Marc van Woerkom wrote:
> This article is not new, but maybe you don't know it:
> "How do we discourage unwanted intimacy?" he asked. "The metaphor
> we're going to use for integrating programs (on Indigo) is service
> orientation. I can only interact by sending and receiving
> messages. Message-based (communications) gives more flexibility."
> I have read such before in the texts of some esoteric language, what was
> it called? Erlang or so? :)
Yes, but they're talking about XML stuff between heavyweight processes
in that article.
OTOH, MS Research has their Comega language which supports lightweight
message passing concurrency: <http://c2.com/cgi/wiki?CeeOmega>
David Hopwood <>
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