If Scheme is so good why MIT drops it?

Carl Banks pavlovevidence at gmail.com
Wed Jul 22 13:59:50 EDT 2009

On Jul 22, 10:20 am, Paul Rubin <http://phr...@NOSPAM.invalid> wrote:
> Carl Banks <pavlovevide... at gmail.com> writes:
> > Wrong.  It only partially undermines the utility of native threads,
> > not completely.  Native threading allows some threads to run while
> > others are blocked in a system call (as well as in a few other minor
> > cases), which can't be done with green threads.
> Why is that such an advantage?  Green threads work fine if you just
> organize the i/o system to never block.  

Because then I don't have to organize the I/O system never to block.

Carl Banks

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