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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-08-13 12:27:29

At 08:47 PM 8/10/2001, John Max Skaller wrote:

>> Once we get a formal review (which I hope to post a schedule for
>> perhaps we can get some language experts from the Core Working Group to
>> help with the abstract machine.
>Although even that is probably premature: we need users to try out
>the library to see how it stands up to a wide variety of stresses
>to gain confidence that the model serves well. Note that the
>next C++ Standard is still some way away, so we have time
>I think to do this right: it's probably the most critical change
>to C++ since Bjarne wrote the ARM.

I've been running under the assumption that if Boost.Threads is accepted,
and if users don't turn up unexpected problems, we might propose it for the
Library TR.

>Please note also that this abstract machine extension cannot be isolated
>to just C++. ISO C also requires threading support in the abstract

I could be wrong, but isn't the C++ abstract machine defined independently
of the C abstract machine?


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