[Haskell-cafe] Re: using the orc library

Günther Schmidt gue.schmidt at web.de
Sat Jul 31 09:02:26 EDT 2010

Dear Edward,

I hope that there is a more orc integrated solution. I think the 
scenario I described here is quite common.


Am 31.07.10 00:16, schrieb Edward Z. Yang:
> Excerpts from Günther Schmidt's message of Fri Jul 30 16:16:38 -0400 2010:
>> I'd like to download 1,000 web pages with up to 6 six concurrent
>> downloads at a time.
>> How can I express such a thread limit within the orc EDSL?
> One solution that comes to mind is place all 1000 web pages in an MVar
> containing a queue of URLs to process (a list will probably suffice),
> and then use Orc to orchestrate six threads that pull a page from the queue
> and make a download.  Admittedly, Orc doesn't buy you very much in this
> scenario until you add timeout handling and such.
> Cheers,
> Edward

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