[racket-dev] threads starve when file dialog opened. Places or GRacket2 solves?

From: Matthew Flatt (mflatt at cs.utah.edu)
Date: Wed Sep 15 17:48:54 EDT 2010

At Wed, 15 Sep 2010 14:33:45 -0700, John Clements wrote:
> As the program below illustrates on OS X, threads (and eventspaces and ...) 
> stop when a file dialog is open.  [...] Is there any chance that 
> GRacket2 will fix this magically?

Not at first. GRacket2 at least has a fighting chance, but it's tricky
enough that the Mac OS X file dialog in GRacket2 currently blocks as

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