[Haskell-cafe] Python's big challenges, Haskell's big advantages?

Manlio Perillo manlio_perillo at libero.it
Wed Sep 17 18:42:43 EDT 2008

Tony Finch ha scritto:
> [...]
>>> context switching times,
>> That's probabily the same as thread switching time.
> Competent language-level concurrency support (as in Haskell and Erlang)
> makes a context switch about as expensive as a function call, thousands of
> times faster than an OS-level process switch.

I know.
But when using the term "thread" one usually assume kernel thread.

Of course if we talk about user threads it's a whole new story.

> Tony.

Manlio Perillo

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