[Haskell-cafe] Retiring forkIO
dons at galois.com
Mon Jul 27 13:10:01 EDT 2009
> I'd like to retire forkIO and friends by using Delimited Continuations
> instead. Am I dead wrong here in my understanding of Delimited
> Continuations or can I pursue in this direction?
> The most immediate use for this is actully GUI problems where I'd use
> del-conts in place of forkIO for long-running computations because once I
> forkIO the computation so as not to block the UI thread I cannot call GUI
> code from the end of that thread. Well I can but then the app crashes
> because of single threading issues.
Can you provide some examples of how you'd rewrite forkIO code to use del-conts?
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