[plt-dev] Parallel Futures Release

From: YC (yinso.chen at gmail.com)
Date: Mon Dec 7 22:45:19 EST 2009

Congratulations on the first big step toward the multi-core world!


On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 9:31 AM, 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.
> That "roughly" holds a few gotchas, partly because we're just getting
> started and partly due to the technique we're using. See the
> documentation for more details:
>  http://pre.plt-scheme.org/docs/html/futures/
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