simonpj at microsoft.com
Fri Mar 21 08:38:16 EST 2003
| However, my proposal is not anywhere fundamentally difficult -- in its
essence, I just
| propose to move the implementation of the thread allocation strategy
from the RTS/C
| code, to a Haskell library. This gives programmers both a low-level
| explicit access and a high-level interface as it is now.
It may well not be difficult, but nevertheless I am having difficulty
understanding it. I'll have to wait till you have time to explain it.
| What I mostly wanted to ensure is that people have really thought
about this carefully
| and that they could give strong reasons for choosing a particular
design over another.
The difficulty is that I can't give strong reasons for choosing X over Y
when I don't understand what Y is. Next week is ok though.
Good luck with thesis writing!
More information about the FFI