[REBOL] Re: P2P Q&A
From: holger:rebol at: 2-Oct-2001 4:07
On Tue, Oct 02, 2001 at 08:05:31AM +0200, Petr Krenzelok wrote:
> But - according to Holger (IIRC), RT will not add real multi-threading support,
> because there is some problem in regards to multiplatform issue. Only some kind of
> soft-multi-threading is planned iirc.
No, I never said that. I am not sure what you mean by real
multi-threading vs. soft multi-threading. We do plan to add support
for multi-threading, just not immediately.
> We don't need multi-threading that much if we are async wherever we can. And
> that's another problem:
> - Core lacks timers. Real timers, something like make timer! time-period. First I
> saw timers in faces, I was confused why kernel of system lacks timers. Several ppl
> already requested event system or timers in Core, but we were told to use View.
Another thing planned for Core 3.0 is low-level port timeouts with 1 ms
granularity, at the handler level.