[Haskell-cafe] Re: Why functional programming matters

John Lato jwlato at gmail.com
Thu Jan 24 14:34:54 EST 2008

In addition to STM, another item that should interest serious
programmers is forkIO.  Lightweight threads that (unlike in Python)
can use multiple cpu's.  Coming from Python, I personally appreciate
this.  Using STM to handle concurrency issues often greatly simplifies
multithreaded code.

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