[racket-dev] Making --enable -places the default.

From: Sam Tobin-Hochstadt (samth at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Tue Mar 29 08:46:06 EDT 2011

On Tue, Mar 29, 2011 at 8:42 AM, Robby Findler
<robby at eecs.northwestern.edu> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 28, 2011 at 6:34 PM, Sam Tobin-Hochstadt <samth at ccs.neu.edu> wrote:
>> Not a bug or crash, but it would be nice if a `place' was an event, in
>> the sense of `evt?'.  Come to think of it, this would be good for
>> `future' as well.
> FWIW, this will probably never happen for futures, due to future-safe
> issues. Using events in a future is currently far far far from being
> future safe.

I wasn't thinking of using events in futures -- that does sound like a
ton of work.  I just meant that

(sync (future (lambda () ...)))

should be the same as

(touch (future (lambda () ...)))

or is that hard for future-safety reasons as well?
sam th
samth at ccs.neu.edu

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