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[REBOL] Re: timers in Core would be enough imo :-) (was) Re: Re: REBOL multithre

From: carl::cybercraft::co::nz at: 15-Feb-2002 11:21

On 14-Feb-02, Petr Krenzelok wrote:
> And face based mechanism actually can't be used in Core and Command > - they both don't have face compositing engine. I don't remember > correctly, if someone from RT already commented this here or not in > the past .... it would be probably good to have general timers to > move into Core language ....It would not be much of a problem to > implement some kind of make-task then. We need either general timer! > datatype, or just some kind of configurable scheme (open [scheme: > 'timer rate: 0.001 awake: my-func]). Such port would then be put > then in wait-list ....
Holger (I think) said a long time ago that it would be possible to put multi-tasking/threading, or somesuch into REBOL but that it wasn't likely to happen soon. "Perhaps next year" I think he said, but which next year he was talking about I don't know. (: But if it's possible, we should get it one day I guess. -- Carl Read