[REBOL] Re: Multiple Threads Crash
From: petr:krenzelok:trz:cz at: 26-Jul-2001 6:18
Gabriele Santilli wrote:
> Hello Holger!
> On 25-Lug-01, you wrote:
> HK> Calling 'wait from within an awake handler is not really
> HK> supported. It is bad style anyway, because in event-driven
> What happens when we call INFORM inside a button action? And if we
> download something inside a button action? I think we've always
> been using WAIT inside actions etc., even if myabe indirectly;
> wasn't this issue taken into consideration when switching to the
> new event model?
I don't know if it is related or not, but I already reported /Pro
version problems using call/wait in button action block. Sometimes it
crashes, sometimes it doesn't ...
I just hope we will get the top super ultra cool event/tasking/threading
system one day :-) We are not so much far away - View is single threaded
and look what can be achieved by clever event handling. We just need
more non-blocking, async behavior, and RT expressed their will to
support us with async protocols in some possibly not so distant future.
I hope more port types will come "waitable - non-blocking" (e.g. ODBC