important news: refocusing discussion

Simon Marlow simonmar at
Tue Mar 28 04:25:04 EST 2006

On 28 March 2006 00:24, Ross Paterson wrote:

> How about STM (minus retry/orElse) and TVars as the portable
> interface? They're trivial for a single-threaded implementation, and
> provide a comfortable interface for everyone.

It just occurred to me that STM isn't completely trivial in a
single-threaded implementation, because exceptions have to abort a
transaction in progress.


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