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From: Stefan Monnier <monnier+lists/caml/news/@t...>
Subject: Re: Interpreter vs hardware threads
>>>>> "Max" == Max Skaller <maxs@in.ot.com.au> writes:
> Asume LOTS of threads (thousands).

(insert-file "many-threads-bad-design")

> [Hardware threads are not fast enough]

[ I assume you mean OS threads, since hardware-supported threads
  are not very common. ]

I guess it depends on the OS and the pthreads implementation, but
it seems that they are usually pretty fast (i.e. fast enough that
people more or less stopped trying to make them faster).


        Stefan