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From: skaller <skaller@u...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] crash under macos x but not win32
On Tue, 2007-04-10 at 13:15 +0900, Jacques Garrigue wrote:

> By the way, the polling is needed in order to have threads running
> while using the Tk main loop. One could also do the opposite, polling
> for Tk events while running an ocaml main loop...

This the classic control inversion problem, when two top level
architectures both demand to run the event loop. From memory,
Tcl is very good in this area, since it is actually designed to 
support event loop merging, which of course was dictated by the
need to handle GUIs as an extension.

More recent offerings such as Gtk seem to have taken a massive
backwards step.

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John Skaller <skaller at users dot sf dot net>
Felix, successor to C++: http://felix.sf.net