Stackless goes Limbo

Christian Tismer
Wed, 24 Apr 2002 17:34:22 +0200

Hi all,

after some time of consideration,
I have decided to move the interface to Stackless
Python's multitasking towards the ideas behind
the Limbo Language.

Besides the tasklets, there are "channel" objects,
which allow for communication between tasklets.
This approach is simple and powerful. Blocking of
tasklets takes place on writes when no tasklet
is listening, or on reads, when no data is available.

There is some nice introduction to Limbo at
written by Brian W. Kernighan, one of the inventors
of the C language.

I hope to have a prototype ready by end of April.

See the stackless homepage for more news,
including the new sponsorship honor page at:


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