Concurrency (was: RE: Re[2]: important news: refocusing discussion)

Ross Paterson ross at
Tue Mar 28 05:43:10 EST 2006

On Mon, Mar 27, 2006 at 03:36:55PM +0100, Simon Marlow wrote:
>   This is just a marketing decision

Oh dear.

> Yes there are several ramifications of this decision, but none of them
> are technical.  As I see it, we either specify Concurrency as an
> addendum, or NoConcurrency as an addendum, and both options are about
> the same amount of work.

I'm not sure what a NoConcurrency addendum would look like, since the
target is programmers, not implementors.  "Some implementations do not
provide modules X, Y and Z."?

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