[plt-dev] Parallel Futures Release

From: Jay McCarthy (jay.mccarthy at gmail.com)
Date: Mon Dec 7 14:43:11 EST 2009



There are only one or two functions that aren't implemented. And I
need Windows/Linux users to tests those platforms.


On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 12:39 PM, Robby Findler
<robby at eecs.northwestern.edu> wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 1:37 PM, namekuseijin <namekuseijin at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 3:31 PM, James Swaine <james.swaine at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I'm pleased to announce the initial release of parallel futures, a
>>> construct for fine-grained parallelism in PLT. Roughly speaking, a
>>> programmer passes a thunk to 'future' and it gets run in parallel.
>> woohoo!  I can see GPU Scheme some time ahead! :D
> I think Jay has a opencl library going in PLT?
> Robby
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Jay McCarthy <jay at cs.byu.edu>
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