[Haskell-cafe] Re: Why functional programming matters
dons at galois.com
Thu Jan 24 14:36:40 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.
And further on this, the use of `par` in pure code to make it go
multicore is way beyond what most people think is possible.
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