[Haskell-cafe] Parallel cooperative multithreading?
ketil at malde.org
Thu May 24 08:32:12 CEST 2012
Benjamin Ylvisaker <benjaminy at fastmail.fm> writes:
> The paper discusses implementations in Lua, C++ and C, but I think
> Haskell could be an awesome substrate for such a framework. Has anyone
> thought about this?
I'm not convinced this will be better than using STM - the critique
against STM seems (as always) not to apply to implementations where
transactional data are segregated by the type system. I'm not sure
about the non-composability of retry and orElse that the authors refer
to, anybody know?
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