multi-core software

Patricia Shanahan pats at
Sun Jun 7 23:04:49 CEST 2009

Jon Harrop wrote:
> Arved Sandstrom wrote:
>> Jon Harrop wrote:
>>> I see no problem with mutable shared state.
>> In which case, Jon, you're in a small minority.
> No. Most programmers still care about performance and performance means
> mutable state.

I don't see why that would affect whether one thinks there are problems.

In my opinion, shared mutable state has a lot of problems. It is also
sometimes the best design for performance reasons.


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