> On Sep 11, 2017, at 6:39 PM, mrmyers.random.suf...@gmail.com wrote:
> As far as I'm aware, futures usually shouldn't improve performance outside of
> networking or hardware-latency type situations. The main goal of futures is
> just time-sharing, not improving performance. It doesn't genuinely do things
> in parallel, it just interleaves the execution of several things at once.
This isn't true. Futures are for parallelism; they just happen to be defeated
by many, many operations. More to the point, they're not for interleaving work.
Racket's threads are for that.
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