Whoops! Yes, thank you.

Robby

On Fri, Sep 15, 2017 at 4:46 PM Philip McGrath <phi...@philipmcgrath.com>
wrote:

> futures and places, I think you mean
>
> -Philip
>
> On Fri, Sep 15, 2017 at 4:44 PM, Robby Findler <
> ro...@eecs.northwestern.edu> wrote:
>
>> Racket already has two ways to do this: futures and threads. (There was a
>> recent discussion on the mailing lists about futures.)
>>
>> The guide has more information here:
>> https://docs.racket-lang.org/guide/parallelism.html
>>
>> Robby
>>
>> On Fri, Sep 15, 2017 at 4:37 PM David King <dk...@ketralnis.com> wrote:
>>
>>> From a fully layman and newbie perspective, I'm most interested in the
>>> possibility of actual threads that can run on more than one core. Is this a
>>> thing that will come for "free"?
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> > On 12 Sep 2017, at 23:29, Gour <g...@atmarama.com> wrote:
>>> >
>>> > Hello,
>>> >
>>> > I'm interested to learn and use Racket for desktop apps and after
>>> reading about
>>> > the plan to use Chez Scheme as Racket's VM I wonder what are the
>>> implications
>>> > of this step for the end users?
>>> >
>>> > By looking at this https://ecraven.github.io/r7rs-benchmarks/
>>> benchmark it's
>>> > clear that Chez Scheme is very fast, if not the fastest Scheme
>>> implementation.
>>> > Now I wonder if Racket-on-Chez does mean that Racket's performance
>>> will improve
>>> > and/or one will be able to take advantage of Chez's feature to produce
>>> > stand-alone executables?
>>> >
>>> > Does Racket-on-Chez mean one will get the best of both worlds, iow.
>>> have Chez's
>>> > performance, exectuables, multiple threads support etc. while still
>>> enjoying
>>> > Racket's ecosystem - package manager, batteries-included, programming
>>> > environment, excellent docs etc.
>>> >
>>> > All these could make Racket even more attractive as 'geneal purpose
>>> programming
>>> > language'.
>>> >
>>> > Otoh, I see that mflatt does contribute a lot to the Chez...
>>> >
>>> >
>>> > Sincerely,
>>> > Gour
>>> >
>>> > --
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>>> > the wise should not unsettle them, although these duties are inferior
>>> > due to the performers' lack of knowledge.
>>> >
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