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From: Alexander Terekhov (terekhov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-04-25 04:23:07

Peter Dimov wrote:
> As for the "afford to release"... There's always the safe choice of
> <cpthread> + specifying that cancellation is a C++ exception. C++ification
> can then be done in a TR.

That shall better be done first, before "fast tracking" thin OO layer
of questionable value. C++ shall simply incorporate Pthreads and
provide both legacy C interface and new better OO/GP stuff. Ultimately,
some TR or whatnot shall provide reference implementation of legacy
stuff using new <thread>, not the other way around. ADA-like highlevel
stuff a la protected objects is the next step (C++1X, I'd guess).



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