Meyer, OO and concurrency

todd <>
Thu Jul 14 21:29:58 CEST 2005


David Hopwood wrote:

> Nothing, *for this example*. But if the semaphore (or any other kind of
> concurrency construct) were provided by a language, then the language 
> would
> have a lot to do with it.

If it were provided by the language how would a latency guarantee be 
possible given the language doesn't control the CPU? This one weak spot 
in erlang's process approach.

BTW, anyone know if ruby will adopt erlang's approach? That would be 
interesting.





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