Gentlemen, a call to arms!

Dominic Mitchell dom at
Fri Oct 13 13:10:47 BST 2006

On Thu, Oct 12, 2006 at 04:44:36PM +0100, Simon Wistow wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 12, 2006 at 04:29:20PM +0100, Toby Corkindale said:
> > In the right instances, threading can create more elegant solutions than
> > without. (Especially compared to unthreaded projects where someone has
> > reinvented the wheel and is trying to implement something similar using fork
> > and shared memory and semaphores..)
> I'm currently using threading in a Java project to do asynchronous 
> message handling. It's lovely, even if I'm remembering how 
> painfully verbose Java is, even with the help of an IDE.

I've found that Java makes threads about as painless as it can be.  It
still deludes people into thinking that they can avoid thinking about
concurrency though, much like all threading systems I've seen...


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