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On Sunday, September 16, 2012 6:22:50 PM UTC-4, Bradley Meck wrote:Caveat emptor, doesn't seem like a real issue, just a fact of life.
> There are long discussions in the Node community about what happened when
> and the fact that native modules need to add complex support for IsolatesThis in particular would be great to read about! This seems like the chief
> to be first class (many C level libraries deal poorly with Isolates due to
> them not being exactly like threads from what I understand) are fairly well
potential show-stopper, and most open ended problem.
> In addition things like C's abort(), and any shared memory still causeI'm less willing to say caveat emptor here, sounds harrier, but again
> problems with Isolates.
"doing it and creating potential problems" (particularly if they're exit
case problems) seems preferable to not doing it.
> It would be interesting to delve into these problems, but for example ifPeople who complain about threads generally do not have in depth knowledge
> you use rust the runtime has explicit knowledge of threads rather than v8
> so you can reduce most of the problems with concurrency to message passing
> and the same problems as process.*
> of difficulties in doing so with Node's environment, but should feel freeI have done some attempts at research on the topic: this has been
> to look them up and discuss solutions rather than simply stating "it should
> have threads".
considerably more informative than any threads I've turned up. Perhaps I
was doing my search wrong. That all said, apologies for not being able to
bring a more balanced perspective to my "should have threads" stance, I
would like to be able to do better.
> personally really like what Threads a Go Go does, but it still faces theThanks for contributing.
> difficulties listed above difficulties when you start to delve deep into it.
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