[Haskell-cafe] Re: Waiting for thread to finish
jules at jellybean.co.uk
Thu Dec 6 11:30:27 EST 2007
> Threads won't give you a speedup unless you run the program on a
> multi-core/multi-proc machine.
That's actually not true. Threads allow you managing your IO blocking
better, and not making IO block your whole program can certainly speed
it up by a couple of orders of magnitude.
> They help making the program simpler, IMHO.
They can. They can make it more complex, too :)
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