asynchronous I/O (was Re: Gasp!)

Dave Long dl@silcom.com
Tue, 14 Jan 2003 09:41:48 -0800


Graydon Hoare's Christmas Advogato entry,
"concurrency abstractions", lucidly makes
a point I'd only obscurely addressed:

<http://www.advogato.org/person/graydon/diary.html?start=103>
> multi-threading seems awkward (and often is) because it makes very
> pessimistic assumptions about concurrency needs ... while making very
> optimistic assumptions about concurrency uses ...

-Dave