[plt-dev] Parallel Futures Release

From: Matthew Flatt (mflatt at cs.utah.edu)
Date: Mon Dec 7 18:51:31 EST 2009

At Mon, 7 Dec 2009 12:05:18 -0600, James Swaine wrote:
> I think one reason that we don't have it enabled in the build by default is
> that having it enabled adds some performance overhead, even if you aren't
> using futures in your program.

Although there's some overhead, I think we've managed to make it very

More immediate obstacles include making it work under Windows and
fixing the MrEd build.

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