[Stackless] Wikipedia query

OvermindDL1 overminddl1 at gmail.com
Tue May 12 23:19:29 CEST 2009


On Tue, May 12, 2009 at 1:56 PM, Stephan Diehl <stephan at transvection.de> wrote:
>
>
> Richard Tew wrote:
> [...]
>> I would say that the wikipedia entry isn't wrong as such, it is just
>> vague, and misleading because of that.  Tasklets run concurrently.
>
> I probably didn't have the right definition of 'concurrently'.
> Wikipedia says about Concurrency:
> """
> In computer science, concurrency is a property of systems in which
> several computations are executing simultaneously, and potentially
> interacting with each other. The computations may be executing on
> multiple cores in the same chip, preemptively time-shared threads on the
> same processor, or executed on physically separated processors.
> """ (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Concurrency_(computer_science))
>
> In that sense, it seems to be a bit of a stretch to claim that tasklets
> run concurrently. But I'm probably nitpicking here :-)


Perhaps call them "Channel-managed coroutines"?  :p

/edit Bah, resent, to the list this time, apparently the list server
did not set the list return attribute.




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