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From: williamkempf_at_[hidden]
Date: 2001-06-22 17:12:22

--- In boost_at_y..., John Max Skaller <skaller_at_o...> wrote:
> williamkempf_at_h... wrote:
> > We can do much more than this, and it is the ultimate goal.
> I agree, but it will never happen in C++. (IMHO)
> We'll be really lucky if the very concept of concurrent
> execution finds its way into the abstract machine.

You're too pessimistic. The C++ comittee is very interested in
adding thread support to the language, even if it's only an optional
library. The Boost.Threads library is proof that this can be done.
The higher level concepts will be built on top of the lower level
ones much as was done with JCSP

Bill Kempf

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