[linux-elitists] email elitims

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Mon Sep 21 03:51:04 PDT 2009


On Mon, Sep 21, 2009 at 08:11:04PM +1000, Ben Finney wrote:
> Eugen Leitl <eugen at leitl.org> writes:
> 
> > Emacs still doesn't do multithreading though, right? 
> 
> Real elitists demand programs that subdivide their work with plain
> processes and narrowly-specified IPC. Processes are well-understood, and
> cheap on operating systems that matter. Threads are an evil hack for
> OSes that don't implement processes well.

So Gnu on Emacs does multiprocessing nowadays? Really? 

I work with some 140 kMessages in my inbox (mbox currently), and
last times I used VM in XEmacs (admittedly, about a decade ago) 
it was just not usable.

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