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Re: [Chicken-hackers] poll(2) with chicken: works - sort of

From: John Cowan
Subject: Re: [Chicken-hackers] poll(2) with chicken: works - sort of
Date: Mon, 14 May 2012 16:43:03 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

Jörg F. Wittenberger scripsit:

> [1]:  I'm using e.g. "!apply", "!map" and "!mapfold" where
> !apply would create and immediately join (possibly with
> timeout) a thread to apply the function to it's arguments.
> !map does what map does, just one thread per element in paralles
> and !mapfold accumulates the results in unspecified order
> (as available) possibly only waiting for an specified number of
> map results to become available.

Can you provide more details?  This looks like a very interesting
API indeed.  Thanks.

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that cooks with lard and goose fat, the part  
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