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From: Erik de Castro Lopo <mle+ocaml@m...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Faking concurrency using Unix forks and pipes
Jon Harrop wrote:

> 
> Has anyone implemented a parallel map function in OCaml using Unix forks, 
> pipes and maybe marshalling?

I've been thinking of something like that, but with sockets 
replacing pipes so its possible to do distributed as well as
parallel programming. I was actually going to do C at the
lowest level (for generality more than anything else) and put 
an Ocaml wrapper around it.

Erik
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