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From: Jon Harrop <jon@f...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Faking concurrency using Unix forks and pipes
On Wednesday 30 May 2007 08:34:48 Loup Vaillant wrote:
> Jon, were you talking about reimplementing List.map and the like, so
> users have concurrency for free?

Exactly, yes. Just having a concurrent Array.map would help enormously.

> A simple solution would be to use a third party tool, like OcamlP3l.

I'm having a look at it now. I had thought that it was an experimental version 
of OCaml that with a concurrent GC but that seems to be completely wrong.

Will OCaml have a concurrent GC in the future?

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Dr Jon D Harrop, Flying Frog Consultancy Ltd.
OCaml for Scientists
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