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From: Dean Michael Berris (mikhailberis_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-10-18 06:01:20

Hi Dave,

On 10/18/06, David Greene <greened_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Dean Michael Berris wrote:
> > need asynchronous method invocation, and I understand that Futures are
> > being proposed for C++0x.
> Is there a paper on this somewhere? It's the first I've heard of it.
> I'm very interested in futures and some of the proposed DARPA HPCS
> languages have them. It would be nice if these things worked similarly.

I think Peter's links show a concrete implementation of futures. I got
a lot of the ideas though from a presentation by Herb Sutter on the
Concur Project and his recorded presentation (available on Google
Video) here: .

There's a paper by Doug Schmidt and Greg Lavender [ ] on the Active Object Pattern -- which IIRC
is already available in the ACE framework.


Dean Michael C. Berris
C++ Software Architect
Orange and Bronze Software Labs, Ltd. Co.
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