[plt-dev] thread-specifics [PATCH]

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Tue Mar 3 16:20:42 EST 2009

On Tue, Mar 3, 2009 at 3:07 PM, Dimitris Vyzovitis <vyzo at media.mit.edu> wrote:
> On Tue, 3 Mar 2009, Matthew Flatt wrote:
>>> Also, with regards to composition: by limiting the specific to a single
>>> cell, the compositional properties can be managed at the language level
>>> (scheme/base) where you are not limited by what you can reasonably do in
>>> the core.
>> This is probably a genuine disagreement. I believe that `scheme/base'
>> is obliged to provide composable abstractions, and not just hooks into
>> the implementation.
> I think that's what I was saying: scheme/base can provide what is the best
> abstraction through the kernel hook; you are more limited when implemented
> in kernel.

This conversation is confusing, but I think Matthew is saying that
mzscheme's kernel is already providing a sufficient set of
abstractions. No need for more.


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