[plt-dev] thread-specifics [PATCH]

From: Dimitris Vyzovitis (vyzo at media.mit.edu)
Date: Tue Mar 3 16:07:08 EST 2009

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.

-- vyzo

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