multi-core software

Seamus MacRae smacrae319 at
Wed Jun 10 13:49:30 EDT 2009

Jeff M. wrote:
> On Jun 9, 9:08 pm, Arved Sandstrom <dces... at> wrote:
>> Jon Harrop wrote:
>>> Arved Sandstrom wrote:
>>>> Jon, I do concurrent programming all the time, as do most of my peers.
>>>> Way down on the list of why we do it is the reduction of latency.
>>> What is higher on the list?
>> Correctness.
> IMO, that response is a bit of a cop-out. Correctness is _always_ most
> important, no matter what application you are creating; without it,
> you don't have a job and the company you work for goes out of
> business.

And when, exactly, did Microsoft go out of business? I hadn't heard it 
mentioned in the news. :)

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